Tag Archives: Climate Change

The government has made life easier for big polluters

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Government failure on this issue comes with a considerable cost.

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Debunking the myths surrounding environmental economics

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Put simply, renewable energies are at least as cheap as their fossil fuel alternatives. Here’s why.

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7 ways the Lib Dems have failed the environment

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With a track record like this, how do the Lib Dems expect us to take seriously their claim to protect the environment and halt climate change?

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The UK risks looking foolish if it doesn’t address its coal problem

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Instead of an exit strategy, the government have been laying the groundwork for a continuation of coal.

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Beijing and Washington’s assertiveness on carbon pollution exposes Europe’s dithering

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Climate has become such a low priority for European leaders that they see the horse-trading over jobs in the Commission as a bigger deal than efforts to avert climate change.

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Climate change is already hurting the world’s poorest

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What have melting glaciers in West Antarctica got to do with social justice today?

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Why Labour’s new pledge on cleaning up export finance matters

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Chuka Ummuna’s statement last night puts pressure on the coalition to stop taxpayers’ money being used to fund fossil-fuel energy, writes Joss Garman.

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30 per cent cut in flood defence funding under the Tories

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New figures show that flood defence funding in the South West of England was cut by 30 per cent in advance of the winter floods.

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Scrapping onshore wind farms: as economically irresponsible as it is environmentally reprehensible

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The Conservatives have embarked on an all-out assault on the cheapest form of renewable energy there is, writes Oliver Hayes.

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Onshore wind is being sacrificed to protect the profits of the big six

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In reality, the government’s decision to scrap onshore wind is all about the big six, writes Jimmy Aldridge.

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