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Keir Starmer pledges to end new UK oil and gas exploration – an expert’s take on why this is the right move.
Given how little the COP conferences have achieved since they began in 1995 – not to mention their gigantic carbon footprints – it is time to end this spectacle of private jets flying in dignitaries and delegates to discuss the climate emergency.
Don’t expect much at this year’s COP27 than new pledges and promises. But if you hope for a Paris-style “Sharm El-Sheikh agreement”, you will be disappointed: countries are not doing what they have promised at previous COPs.
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.
COP26 saw incremental progress but not the breakthrough moment needed.
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.