Tag: decarbonisation

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Our monthly national meeting, a few days ago, focussed on the question of what CCL-UK should be doing in the few weeks between now and COP26. We were fortunate to have Joe Robertson (who will lead the International CCL delegation at COP) on the call to give us his opinions on the matter. I think…

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CCL does not advocate any particular technology or approach to decarbonising the UK’s economy. We simply propose to make fossil fuels more expensive so that alternatives (from loft-insulation to nuclear fusion) can thrive. So, you may think that this week’s announcement, by the UK government, of a strategy to promote development of hydrogen is not…

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National meeting: Tuesday 15th June 2021 8pm (via Zoom) Panel: Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Kremer, Brian Utton and Prof. Dave Waltham How could the oil industry help decarbonise the global economy? Oil has shareholders, pension funds invested in it and enjoys the world’s biggest profits – it isn’t going to fade away. There are committed assets…

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An ambitious plan for London was unveiled today by Sadiq Khan – ‘Zero carbon London – a 1.5 degree compatible plan’. Stating the UK was in a climate emergency, the plan aims to bring down carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent by 2022, and to zero from transport and buildings by 2050. But London can’t…