Time for a breath of fresh air

The UK government’s failure to meet EU standards on air quality is “putting the health of UK residents at risk”, says the Environmental Audit Committee. Bad air pollution costs around … more »

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Stormy outlook for developed nations

One of the most striking new voices on climate change to emerge in the last two years is the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF). The group is made up of small … more »

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It just won’t fly

European Union (EU) plans for aviation emissions to be part of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) are likely to be divisive at a UN climate summit in Durban, South Africa … more »

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Fair For All

SSE, one of the “big six” UK energy providers, is to simplify their electricity and gas prices. The company is withdrawing its cheapest online tariff and rolling it out to … more »

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Setting Sun on UK renewables…

The UK government is cutting subsidies for the solar power feed-in tariff (FIT) from December 12th which means consumers who register for the scheme after that date will see the … more »

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Raising the bar by lowering the ceiling

China will not allow its carbon dioxide emissions per person to reach record levels seen in other major industrialised nations according to the minister in charge of climate policy. Xie … more »

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It’s Getting Hot In Here

The Earth’s surface really is getting warmer! The Berkeley Project based at California university has adopted new methods to analyze new and existing data but still found the same warming … more »

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Food For Thought

Areas where food supplies could be worst hit by climate change have been identified in a new report. Many areas of the tropics face food shortages because of falling food … more »

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A Clear and Present Danger

Climate change poses “an immediate, growing and grave threat” to health and security around the world, according to experts at a London conference ahead of the annual UN climate conference … more »

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Staycation – the holiday of the future?

Greenhouse gas emissions from the tourism industry are set to double over the next 25 years unless more carbon effient policies are adopted according to a new report by the … more »

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