Fri 12 Apr Countries must deliver a robust rulebook that will ensure adequate action is taken to cut emissions, adapt to climate change and address loss and damage, and that support is provided to enable poorer countries to do the same. We must heal our minds in order to heal the planet. Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer, Aviva Investors: At UKGBC we know that built environment businesses can, and must, lead the charge against climate change. On Friday, at 6. YouthStrike4Climate at Trafalgar Sq!
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Show 25 25 50 All. This report from the IPCC is a wake-up call for governments and businesses across the globe. George Monbiot has written a powerful thread about the threat we face and what needs to be done:.
Sarah Marsh Fri 12 Apr You can find out more about this event here. It is worth revisiting this piece from last week by my colleague George Monbiot, who argues that unless we kick our addiction to economic growth we can not meet the challenge posed by the unfolding climate breakdown.
The Washington Post asked: The IPCC will produce a special report on climate change and land next year to look further into land based mitigation and the co-benefits and tradeoffs. With strengths in areas such as offshore wind and electric vehicle manufacturing, energy efficient building design and green financial and legal services, UK businesses have a strong basis from which to accelerate emission cuts and be at the forefront of the development of the new clean technologies and services which the world economy will increasingly demand.
There is now no excuse and real action is needed. Equally, the poorest children on Earth are nowadays suffering the worst impacts of a climate crisis that has been fuelled by the economy of the richest countries.
The authors of the landmark report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC said urgent and unprecedented changes are needed to reach the target, which is affordable and feasible although it lies at the most ambitious end of the Paris agreement pledge to keep temperatures between 1.
Youth climate change protests across Britain – as it happened
Europe needs a completely fossil-free energy system by SoTCityCouncil when are you going to follow neighbouring Newcastle and declare a climate emergency? YouthStrike4Climate at Trafalgar Sq! October 8, GeorgeMonbiot GeorgeMonbiot 5.
Only by all working together to effect change at speed and at scale will we stand any chance of rising to the challenge outlined today. Whilst achieving such a target will require challenging emission cuts across the economy, important progress has already been made and an increase in ambition would unlock a significant innovation and investment opportunity.
We have inherited cnange system which fuels the climate crisis that is threatening our future.
Youth climate change protests across Britain – as it happened | Environment | The Guardian
Given that economic growth, in nations that are already rich enough to meet aaction needs of all, requires an increase in pointless consumptionit is hard to see how it can ever be decoupled from the assault on the living planet. We must heal our minds in order to heal the planet. Key events Show This is the largest clarion bell from the science community and I hope it mobilises people and dents the atcion of complacency.
But as police officers ushered most away, a defiant group stayed on, to the annoyance of some road users.
IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels – as it happened
Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Key events Show One of the goals of the acfion COP21 climate deal was to limit the temperature increase to 1.
The current measures for protecting the climate and biosphere are deeply inadequate. Mon 8 Oct Backed by detailed policies, such a target would accelerate investment in ultra-low-emission goods, services and infrastructure and support the innovation needed to tackle emission cuts in more challenging sectors such as land management, agriculture, long-distance transport and heavy industry.
We need to actio through vested interests, denial and System Justification to force government action. Their concerns are justified and supported by the best available science. Governments must increase climate action now and submit more ambitious plans for the future.
Its tactics are highly sophisticated. To have any chance of avoiding the chaos, droughts and rising tides of 1. Here’s my video on the ClimateStrike https: