National Theatre takes to the stage to declare climate emergency

It has committed to continue to set ambitious targets to move towards net carbon zero, having already cut its energy, waste and water carbon impacts by a quarter since 2016

‘Cross-party commission needed to agree climate emergency plans’

The Trades Union Congress has outlined how the transition to a low carbon economy can be reached while meeting the needs of workers

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Greta Thunberg and Arnie team up to terminate climate change

The 16-year-old climate activist and Hollywood star met at the launch of a conference to speed up progress towards the Paris Agreement

London’s cycle strike takes climate action up a gear

Earlier today climate activists on bikes formed a convoy to block traffic across the capital city and raise awareness about low carbon transport

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Sadiq Khan declines to provide additional climate funding for London

The London Climate Change Partnership says it receives only £62,000 a year, which it claims includes funding for only one member of staff

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Ireland announces climate emergency

The move follows in the UK’s footsteps after it became the first nation to officially recognise the scale of the crisis at the start of the month

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UK ‘must shift focus of aid strategy towards climate change’

A new report from the International Development Committee suggests climate change needs to be tackled to solve issues such as poverty, conflict, disease and starvation

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UK Government should be put on ‘war footing’ against climate change

The Institute for Public Policy Research has launched the Environmental Justice Commission to tackle global warming

Rebellion forms to face ‘climate emergency and ecosystem collapse’

The Extinction Rebellion group started widespread protests through London yesterday to block traffic and call on the government to do more about global warming

EU takes Romania to court over gas supply rules

The European Commission is referring Romania to the EU Court of Justice for failing to adopt an emergency plan in case of gas supply disruptions. The Security of Gas Supply Regulation aims to ensure countries in the EU are well prepared to deal with possible supply disturbance. The COmmission said Member States had to adopt […]