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What was at stake in Sharm El-Sheikh

Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.

EU Commission proposing an emergency intervention in Europe’s energy markets to tackle dramatic price rises

The EU Commission is bringing further proposals to the table which Member States can swiftly adopt and implement, to ease the pressure on households and businesses.

The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24

July 18 Heatwave / UK braces for record temperature as first ever red heat warning comes into effect Network Rail says to avoid trains unless absolutely necessary, with much of country covered by extreme heat alert ‘Shameful diversion tactic’ / UK’s ‘quick-fix’ asylum policies criticised in damning MPs’ report ‘It’s socialism’ / Heated Tory leadershipContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24”

2022 First half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green

UK’s Biggest-Ever Renewables Auction Is Also the Cheapest The biggest-ever UK renewables auction has awarded contracts to offshore wind at a record-low price. Putin’s War Threatens Europe’s Ambitious Climate Goals Russia’s invasion has forced several countries to burn more coal and build new gas facilities. Major US Petrochemical Hub Seeks Ban on New Solar Farms OneContinue reading “2022 First half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green”

Screws turned on Vladimir Putin & Russian oil and gas industry

The momentum for renewables is arguably gaining greater speed. – Plans for wind, solar and geothermal energy – free from the grip of a handful of petro-states – are proliferating.

Wereldwijde roep om verandering vond geen goede echo

Een gedeeltelijk teleurstellend eindresultaat voor de COP26, maar nog een opening naar volgend jaar.