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The COP28 climate summit failed to deliver a clear commitment to phase out fossil fuels, leaving loopholes for countries to continue using them and hindering the transition to clean energy.
Contrary to Sultan Al Jaber’s claim at COP28, ample scientific evidence supports the necessity of phasing out fossil fuels to limit global heating to 1.5°C. Existing studies underscore the urgency, emphasising substantial declines in coal, oil, and gas production by 2050.
Has the government been achieving its ambition for the public sector to be a leader in decarbonising its activities? Difficult to say as measurement and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions by public bodies are inconsistent and not streamlined.
Coal, cars, cash and trees: but what about the cows?
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.
Electric vehicle sales are booming and coal power is dwindling, but structural obstacles to net zero remain.