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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...

Fairness will be key to successfully tackling the climate crisis | Larry Elliott

The message from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change could hardly be clearer. Business as usual means global temperatures will rise by more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels within two decades....

UK spending far more on polluting policies than green ones, says WWF | Greenhouse gas emissions

The UK government is spending many times more on measures that will increase greenhouse gas emissions than on policies to tackle the climate crisis, according to an analysis of the spring...

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...

Get a grip: government censured for gaffe after gaffe in run-up to Cop26 | Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021

Alok Sharma stepped off the plane from Brazil on Friday, the latest stop in a punishing travel schedule that has taken him to 30 countries in seven months, and into the...

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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