Public support grows for climate action
Two-thirds of UK adults believe that the government should do more to tackle climate change, up from just over half in 2017, a recent YouGov survey has uncovered.The polling of 1,704 adults also found that 29% feel more worried about climate change now than they did before the COVID-19 crisis a year ago, compared with 15% who feel less worried. Only 17% of re
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Financial constraints are the biggest challenge for seven out of 10 councils when looking to achieve net-zero emissions, a survey of decision-makers at 50 UK local authorities has uncovered.
The climate targets of oil and gas majors rely heavily on emissions mitigation technologies (EMTs) that are expensive and unproven at scale, analysis by Carbon Tracker has uncovered.
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Dr Barbara Buchner, global managing director of Climate Policy Initiative, tells Chris Seekings about the urgent need to raise climate finance for developing nations, and how far we are from the US$100bn goal