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.
August 08 Armed police sent to heart attack patients as crisis-hit NHS buckles under surging demand Police officers are being forced to cover for other services – including responding to ambulance calls – as the NHS buckles under surging demand. The chief inspector of the UK’s forces warned that up to a third ofContinue reading “The Independent looking at the 2nd week of August”
August 08 Big-name charities resume controversial fundraising tactic Family stumble across cache of firearms while paddling in pond The Real Windsors: Queen of Steel, review: Her Majesty recast as Logan Roy from Succession Gurinder Chadha: ‘People get defensive about the British Empire but it’s our shared history’ August 09 By Danny Boyle We knew itContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the second week of August 2022”
July 11 Nadhim Zahawi vows to publish tax returns if he becomes PM amid HMRC probe Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has vowed to publish his tax returns if he wins the Conservative Party leadership contest and becomes prime minister, following The Independent’s revelation that HMRC experts are investigating his financial affairs. The leadership hopeful claimedContinue reading “The Independent from July 11 – July 24”
The deadly consequences of the appalling heat seizing large parts of the world are beginning to emerge. A Union Jack flying among rubble and destruction following a large blaze in Wennington, Greater London this week. Dozens of fires broke out across the UK amid a record-breaking heatwave (Leon Neal/Getty Images) Spain and Portugal have reportedContinue reading “2022 July 22: 1,900 dead from heat in Spain and Portugal”
Good morning. I hope you’ve had some time to switch off this weekend. After the heatwave we’ve had this past week in the UK and beyond, it would be fair to assume that some of your plants are beyond repair. But all is not lost, thanks to this great advice from Jane Perrone on howContinue reading “The Upside from the Guardian for July 24”
The extreme heat we’re experiencing globally has no precedent
Temperatures around the world are soaring. Fire brigades have busy days.
News facts brought to you by the Telegraph covering July 11- 17
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”