Lockdowns to have 'negligible' impact on global temperature, scientists warn
The sudden fall in greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants recorded during COVID-19 lockdowns will only have a negligible impact on global temperature change, a new study has found.The researchers forecast that, even with some lockdown measures staying in place to the end of 2021, global temperatures will only be around 0.01°C lower than expected by 2030. However, the internati
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UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has today confirmed a temporary windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas firms to help with the cost-of-living crisis.
Limiting global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels is now possible if all nations honour the climate pledges made at the Glasgow COP26 conference last year, a new study has found.