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Green MP Caroline Lucas pulls the curtain back on the UK Government’s net-zero strategy, revealing a plan riddled with “inherent uncertainties and risk,” reliant on unproven technologies, and lacking concrete policies.
The UK’s approval of North Sea oil and gas licenses, including for a major Conservative donor’s subsidiary, sparks controversy. Critics question environmental impact, conflicts of interest, and adherence to climate goals.
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.
The Government’s resistance to revealing the risks in their net zero plans, including Rishi Sunak’s private jet controversy, suggests hidden flaws. The upcoming legal battle may force transparency, exposing the truth. Time for climate accountability.
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.
Rishi Sunak is wrong: We polled the British public and found it largely supports strong climate policies5 min read
The UK Government is backtracking on climate legislation and directing funds towards the expansion of the oil and gas industry. Research, however, highlights widespread public support for robust climate measures, contradicting the government’s narrative.
Rail has long been hailed as the cleanest means of public transport. HS2’s demise will undermine the UK’s ability to improve its rail infrastructure and potentially lead to greater inequality.