The UN climate change talks (COP24) in Poland drew to a close yesterday with the announcement of an agreed set of rules for the Paris climate process. Paul Allen shares his thoughts on the talks, and looks at what must happen now.
If you’re trying to make this year’s celebrations a little bit more eco, look no further than our top tips for low carbon cooking and sustainable stocking-stuffers.
Rumours of strange, unfamiliar creatures in the woods around CAT have caused much excitement over the past few weeks.
Woodland Officer Alex Chadwick is hoping a pine marten has come to stay.
Challenging the idea that environmental protection puts jobs at risk, Anne Chapman looks at how tackling climate change could create work and improve the health of the UK economy.
Responding to today’s budget announcement, CAT CEO Adrian Ramsay said:
“The government is fiddling while the planet burns. Released just weeks after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a stark warning on the impacts of rising global temperatures, there was woefully little in this budget to address the climate crisis.”
Cross-party consensus on ambitious targets, and a clear roadmap for effective climate action is urgently needed. That’s the message Paul Allen has been taking to politicians from across the political spectrum, most recently at a meeting with Energy Minister, Claire Perry.
CAT hosted a visit from UK Government Minister for Wales Lord Nick Bourne today – giving us the opportunity to press for ambitious action on climate change and discuss CAT’s role in promoting practical solutions.
If the UK Government wants to create a truly ‘Green GB’, they should start by committing to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.
As major UK political parties sign up to the net-zero target demanded by the latest climate science, CAT calls for a cross-party consensus around a delivery plan by 2040, to ensure the UK gains full benefits from playing its part in a just transition. Paul Allen reports.
‘Rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society’ are required if humanity is to stay within the threshold of 1.5 degrees of global temperature rise and prevent really dangerous levels of climate change, according to a report released today by the UN International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).