COP26 falls short of target

With transport one of the biggest causes of global fossil fuel emissions, COP26 falls far short of the 1.5 degrees warming target. Nevertheless, politicians strut the stage and pronounce. The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson headed back to COP26. But he had nothing to say. On heralding a move forward to Net Zero, there was… Continue reading COP26 falls short of target

Protecting rainforests needs laws

Laws needed for rainforsts Protecting rainforests needs laws. At COP26, world leaders have ‘agreed’ to stop rainforest destruction by 2030. However, it is ‘too little, too late’. It sounds good, but we need direct action to stop forest destruction in its tracks with an international legal framework. Companies and national governments should by law demonstrate… Continue reading Protecting rainforests needs laws

Gambling is no way to save our bacon

Just as the vaccine was produced to save us from COVID-19, so the government hopes investment in new technology will save us from global warming. Yet, gambling is no way to save our bacon. Investment is needed to insulate our homes. The UK government’s Net Zero Strategy problem is that its own actions don’t support… Continue reading Gambling is no way to save our bacon