Satellites reveal widespread burning on England’s protected peatlands, despite government ban
The investigation revealed that widespread legal burning has continued on ecologically important English peatland since the new rules took effect, most of it on designated sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs) and other conservation areas.Grande Bret. marais & tourbières
Leak: EU mulls investment treaty exit as Japan blocks green reforms
Several European countries are pushing for the EU to exit the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) as Japan blocks green reforms, leaked diplomatic cables show. Coal, oil and gas companies have used the treaty to sue governments over the impact of climate policies.UE et membres. én. fossile Suisse Grande Bret. politique énerg.
Inside Just Stop Oil: the 'hooligan' climate protesters taking on the tankers – video
Damien Gayle, a Guardian environment correspondent, follows a group of climate activists as they try to paralyse the UK's fossil fuel distribution network. We film with him as the protesters break into oil terminals, glue themselves to the road, climb onboard oil tankers and let down their tyres.Grande Bret.
‘Lawless logging’ in DRC raises concerns over $500m forests deal signed by Boris Johnson
Environmental groups have raised concerns about a $500m (£380m) forest protection deal signed by Boris Johnson at Cop26, after a damning report into the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s “lawless” logging sector.Afrique déforestation Grande Bret.
A Climate Warrior’s Journey From Summit Talks to Street Protests
After a high-profile career as an international lawyer and negotiator, Farhana Yamin decided “we cannot rely on lawyers and diplomats alone.”It took 20 minutes for police officers to unglue Farhana Yamin from Shell’s offices in London.It was April 2019 and Ms.Grande Bret.
Climate activists ‘disrupt supplies from three oil terminals in England’
Clean energy campaigners claim to have disrupted supplies from three oil terminals in the Midlands and south-east of England, as motorists complain that some petrol stations are running short of fuel.désobéiss. civile Grande Bret.
* UKRAINE WAR * Johnson hints oil and gas output must rise to cut UK dependence on Russian supplies
Boris Johnson has said the UK may have to increase domestic gas and oil production as a response to the need to wean the world off Russian resources, despite the opposition of climate campaigners and some scepticism in the cabinet.conflits én. fossile Russie Grande Bret.
UK urged not to abandon climate goals amid net zero row
Senior figures in climate diplomacy, including the key architect of the Paris climate agreement, have urged the UK government to maintain its commitments to climate action, amid escalating attacks intended to generate a “culture war” on the net zero target.Grande Bret.
Revealed: The 11 slides that finally convinced Boris Johnson about global warming
Last year, on the eve of the UK hosting COP26 in Glasgow, Johnson described tackling climate change as the country’s “number one international priority”. He also published a net-zero strategy and told other countries at the UN General Assembly to “grow up” when it comes to global warming.Grande Bret. conseil politique
UK, Switzerland accused of undermining EU green treaty reforms
The UK and Switzerland have been accused of undermining the European Union’s push for green reforms of an investment treaty.désinvestissement UE et membres. marché financier Suisse (Conféd.) Suisse Grande Bret. traité sur la charte de l'én.
UK government sued over ‘pie-in-the-sky’ net-zero climate strategy
The UK government is being sued over its net zero climate strategy, which lawyers argue illegally fails to include the policies needed to deliver the promised cuts in emissions. Court papers were filed on Wednesday by ClientEarth (CE) and, separately, by Friends of the Earth (FoE).Grande Bret.