WGPlus (Archive)

Saving the world!
Paris in the news again for more ‘positive’ reasons than recently, but the threat could be even greater than ISIL, even if it hasn’t dominated the UK news;
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10DS:  CHOGM 2015: PM announces package of support for small island developing states to tackle climate change

10DS:  UK joins new international clean energy initiative

10DS:  PM speech to the COP21 summit in Paris

Met Office: COP21

Met Office:  Find out how climate action could shape future vulnerability to food insecurity

Climate change adaptation in Europe: tracking progress & sharing know-how

Many Europeans still exposed to harmful air pollution

PX:  Nearly 25% of all school children in London are exposed to illegal & harmful levels of air pollution

WWF welcomes Unilever’s new commitment

WWF-UK response to HRH The Prince of Wales’ opening speech to the Paris climate talks

techUK:  Low carbon innovation gets a huge boost during the first day of climate talks

WAG:  Minister to highlight pioneering Welsh approach to tackling climate change in Paris

Time to start reading Dickens again?

Will ‘safety’ always trump possible ‘solutions’?

UK-India partnership on energy & climate change agreed

Studying the causes of extreme weather in 2014

Coal is choking and renewable energy growing says new WWF report

CCC: Setting parameters for UK efforts to tackle climate change

EU agrees next steps to tackling climate change

WWF:  Crisis in global oceans as populations of marine species halve in size since 1970

Big changes underway in the climate system?

Urgent action needed now to avoid increasing costs and impacts of climate change in the UK

Make things last to tackle climate change

UK should appoint an Ambassador for the Arctic

Response to the report by the Centre for Policy Studies

From sunlight to jet fuel: EU project makes first ‘solar’ kerosene

Children will bear the brunt of climate change: Unicef

CCC: Next step towards low-carbon economy requires 57% emissions reduction by 2030

CCC:  New low-carbon electricity generation is cost-effective option for UK power sector investment in 2020s & beyond

New report highlights changing fortunes of grasshoppers, crickets and allied species

Shift from coal requires stronger support for renewables, says TUC

Sodexo and WWF pilot Green & Lean meals

New direction for UK energy policy

Government announces plans to close coal power stations by 2025

EC welcomes strong EU commitment to boost climate assistance for developing countries

COVID, data, and decision-making – an exclusive webinar and Q&A