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Composted Reads for 17 November

Draft Cop27 agreement fails to call for ‘phase-down’ of all fossil fuels

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.

The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31

July 25  Fears thousands wrongly told to pay back pandemic benefits Nearly 15,000 people say they have been wrongly ordered to pay back universal credit payments, as the government attempts to claw back £500m in pandemic benefit handouts.   Many have been told to repay the money in error simply because they missed phone callsContinue reading “The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31”

Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg

3 June 2022 Gun plea | Biden called for a ban on sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pleading with Congress to toughen laws following a spate of mass shootings. Still, he acknowledged that Congress is unlikely to restrict them, with Republican lawmakers, who can block the passage of bills in the Senate, vowingContinue reading “Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg”

Verhaal van hoop – verdriet en troost

Glasgow had zoveel meer kunnen en moeten betekenen, maar wij staan niet stil. Overal ter wereld komt een krachtige beweging tot stand. Als burger moet u beseffen dat we niet alleen zijn en dat uw stem ook impact kan hebben. We worden elke dag sterker en invloedrijker.

Chemical warsite and Pushing king of the South

The world looks out for the reaction against the use of chemical weapons.