Green Alliance's Libby Peake and Ruth Chambers reveal how the sweeping use of statutory instruments to prepare for Brexit has already opened the door for a weakening of environmental standards,Policy,Politics ,Green...
I’m bringing world leaders together to build the future we need, says UN secretary general António Guterres
James MurrayGreat piece this, even if headline somewhat misleadingly creates impression Sept summit is a response the strikes when it was planned previously and the piece doesn't quite claim a direct link. Does show how moral pressure on that meeting is cranking up
The Spring Statement may have been overshadowed by the rolling Brexit crisis, but it could mark a major turning point for the UK's green economy,Politics,Policy ,Philip Hammond,Spring Statement,School Strikes,Green Brexit,In-depth,Treasury
James MurrayMy take on far and away the greenest statement by a British Chancellor since at least 2011 and probably the days of Gordon Brown. It's been a long time coming, but this is a very encouraging step forward
Jess Phillips posts string of tweets to Theresa May and Damian Hinds over early Friday closure
James MurrayNo10: 'Children should not protest for a habitable planet on a Friday because they should be in formal education.'
Also No10: 'About that. We can't afford to provide children with formal education on Fridays. Please make your own arrangements.'
UK emissions may be on their longest falling streak in modern history, but signs are growing that a new wave of climate policies and investments are urgently needed,Policy ,CCC,Carbon Brief,In-depth,carbon budgets,Climate Change Act,greenhouse gas...
Michael Liebreich Senior Contributor BloombergNEF One of the most iconic images from the COP15 Climate Conference in Copenhagen in 2009 was the occupation
James MurrayThis is well worth a read from @MLiebreich - a critique of the Green New Deal that manages to avoid being dismissive, raises questions, and acknowledges the unpredictability of the political moment. That's quite a tightrope to walk.
Homes across the country will struggle to cope with rising temperatures, floods, and water scarcity, UK climate watchdog warns,Buildings,Efficiency,Policy ,housing,Committee On Climate Change,In-depth,climate risk,green mortgages,BEIS,HM Treasury
James MurrayMeanwhile, in actual scandalous governance news, the UK's housing stock is not fit for purpose, unprepared for climate change, costing households a fortune, and the government has done far too little to sort it. businessgreen.com/bg/news-analys… BG+
In advising the government not to carry forward surplus carbon emissions into the UK's next budget period, the CCC has warned the government's decarbonisation policies are behind schedule,Policy,Legislation ,CCC,carbon budgets,Claire Perry,lord...
James Murray reflects on school strikes, theories of change, and vegan sausage rolls,Climate change,Politics,Policy,Technology,Risk ,School Climate Strikes,Greta Thunberg,AOC,In-depth,Net Zero Now,Net zero
James MurrayLong read on #schoolstrike4climate, conditional optimism, and how the climate movement and the green economy could be at a hugely important if sadly belated tipping point
James MurrayIt has come to my attention that not everyone has the time or inclination to read 5,000 word think pieces on theories of change and why #schoolstrike4climate and what it heralds could be of epoch-shaping importance, so THREAD...
James MurrayAnother push for this in case you are looking for some cautious optimism on this Sunday morning...