Tag: Climate emergency

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The report on the Net Zero consultation, Mission Zero-Independent Review of Net Zero authored by Chris Skidmore, has been published. The consultation received about 1800 responses including a formal response from CCL UK and 31 responses from individual members. Possibly contrary to the expectations of the commissioners of the consultation, participants felt that moving to…

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The outcome of COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh treated the consequences – loss & damage, but not the cause – fossil fuels.  It was a huge victory to get loss and damage funding. This is to be celebrated. We cannot rest yet. There is no mention of oil and gas in the COP 27…

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G20-Leaders-Follow-the-Money (1)Citizens Climate International is asking G20 leaders to ‘’Follow the Money”…….’It is similar to the #G7 #SteerUsToSafety campaign where you all asked friends and family to send letters and secured 1194 letters from 80 countries.  We know that German Chancellor Olaf Scholtz, the G7 was informed directly of all your work. Together across the…

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A Guardian report on the 5th October examines the predictions of a chapter in the current IMF half yearly World Economic Outlook report. It  has a chapter titled Near-Term Macroeconomic Impact of Decarbonization Policies. The chapter models the cost of delaying the tackling of climate change until ‘conditions are right’ and current global inflation has…

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Worldwide adverse weather events this summer have reinforced the moral imperative of Loss and Damage funding, in particular the damage caused by flooding in Pakistan, a nation which contributes less than 1% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Last year there were several papers which argued for the solution of a global Climate Income policy to…

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Another year of dangerous heat waves and related crises across the globe highlights the urgent need to resolve the issue of Loss and Damage financing and implementation. A new study in the journal Climatic Change, according to an AP News press release, states that five of the world’s biggest emitters – the US, China, India,…