Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen in the House of Commons.

Prime Minister Liz Truss’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in the House of Commons

The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August

August 01 Queen hails ‘inspiration’ as Lionesses make history The Queen hailed England’s women footballers as “an inspiration for future generations” after they thrilled the country with an epic victory in the final of Euro 2022. The Lionesses’ 2-1 win over Germany, after a near-perfect run to the final, was watched at Wembley Stadium andContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August”

Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24

July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”

Climate articles selection from The New York Times for the Fourth week of July

Extreme heat and fires gripped several parts of Europe and North America.

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”

July 8: It’s curtains for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who did not deny that the climate crisis was real

Mr Johnson did not deny that the climate crisis was real, and a pressing, global threat. Hopeful candidates can not ignore some harsh environmental realities.

Stories from the climate warrior for the first half of July

Half a year after the Cop 26 climate summit drew to a close, action at the scale and pace needed has not materialised, while warnings about record-breaking heatwaves, sea level rising and climate-related food insecurity are near-daily.   Alok Sharma, Cop 26 president, put it this way.   “Leaders have not done enough to deliverContinue reading “Stories from the climate warrior for the first half of July”

The Independent Climate Newsletter for the Summer of 2022

  A man checks his phone as he walks through the heat in St James’s Park, London (Getty Images) Summer is definitely on its way, and with it, dangerous heat. Around the northern hemisphere things are heating up even though summer is yet to officially start.   Here in the UK, we’re in the gripContinue reading “The Independent Climate Newsletter for the Summer of 2022”

Bloomberg looking at the Balance of power June 20 – June 22

Colombia, Middle East, oil and gas.

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