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Scotland’s iconic moorlands, maintained through muirburn, face scrutiny as nearly one-third of the burning occurs on peatlands, threatening vital carbon stores and prompting the need for regulation.
Critics argued that having oil and gas producers lead climate talks raised a conflict of interest, given the industry’s role in carbon emissions. Indeed, the UAE is reportedly planning to increase oil production and has been accused of flaring more gas than reported.
This summer saw global tourism rebound to 84% of pre-pandemic levels, raising climate change concerns due to extreme weather events. A proposal for “carbon passports” aims to curb environmental impact by 2040.
Psychologists have described a ‘meat paradox’ in the minds of meat-eating animal lovers.
Fossil fuels were named as the problem at COP26. We’re no closer to eliminating them a year on.
Influential oil company scenarios for combating climate change don’t actually meet the Paris Agreement goals5 min read
Most oil company scenarios claiming to be compatible with the climate agreement show a strong continuing reliance on natural gas and coal.
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.