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How can Britain commit to net zero and still drill for millions more barrels of oil? | Greg Muttitt

Just months before hosting the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow, the UK government will decide whether to approve a massive new oilfield 75 miles north-west of Shetland. Boris Johnson has hinted...

UK net zero delay has left room for climate sceptics’ attacks, says Tory peer | Green politics

Boris Johnson’s delay in publishing the net zero emissions strategy has left a space for climate sceptics to “complain, attack and undermine” on cost grounds, and other countries could do with...

UK can’t fight climate crisis with austerity, warns expert | Climate change

Imposing “premature austerity” again will undermine the fight against climate change and stop poorer households going green, one of the world’s leading climate economists has warned the government, amid claims that...

UK political factions in the battle against the climate crisis | Climate change

With only three months to go before the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow, the prime minister wants to be seen as leading the way internationally on reaching net zero carbon emissions...

Once you understand the terrible cost of doing nothing, climate action is a bargain | Damian Carrington

Ruinous, eye-watering, crippling, stratospheric, massive. That’s the cost to the UK of beating the climate crisis, according to those who portray getting to net zero emissions as economic suicide that is...

Dividing lines: the main issues Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak disagree on | Boris Johnson

Tensions between the prime minister and his chancellor have played out publicly in recent weeks, with a series of dividing lines separating them. Here are six issues Boris Johnson and Rishi...

Britain needs big ideas for big problems, but its leaders don’t appear to have any | Isabel Hardman

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer both pitched up in Scotland last week for two-day trips that were supposed to show that the two leaders have important things to say about...

Johnson’s muddle over Covid is a foretaste of his thinking on climate change. Be afraid | Gaby Hinsliff

First came the plague, then the flood, and now the fire. This has been a biblical summer, one where the doomsday warnings of climate scientists have felt increasingly close to the...
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