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£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement

£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement: About £2 trillion invested in UK retirement pots are misaligned with the Paris Climate Agreement. A current study by Make My Money Matter projects a staggering 71 of 100 major pension funds have not made ‘robust’ net zero emissions commitments yet. The writers of the study…
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Almost all hydrogen production today is not low carbon

Almost all hydrogen production today is not low carbon: Nearly all hydrogen produced currently is not low carbon, because it originates from fossil fuels without using carbon capture technology. This is as reported from the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s Global Hydrogen Review, as it evaluates that global hydrogen production leads to about 900 million tonnes…
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Boilers emit over 2X the CO2 of all gas fired power stations

Boilers emit over 2X the CO2 of all gas fired power stations: The extent of carbon dioxide emitted by Britain’s boilers is higher than double the emissions of every UK gas-fired power station. The overwhelming discovery comes from a fresh study by the climate charity Possible & the social enterprise Scene, that concludes that UK’s…
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40% of people did not know about ban on new gas boilers

40% of people did not know about ban on new gas boilers: Nearly 4-in-10 consumers are unaware of the ban regarding new gas boilers. A Which? survey of over 3,000 people indicates almost 43% of them are unaware of the requirement to move to heating tech with minimal carbon footprint. The study further reveals two-fifths…
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Nations paid $42bn on coal power plants amid 2013 – 2019

Nations paid $42bn on coal power plants amid 2013 – 2019: Almost $42 billion (£30.3bn) was spent on coal power plants in 18 countries throughout a 6 year timeframe, between 2013 & 2019. This is reported from current research by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) & Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), that indicates governments persist to…
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Government idea to rid gas boilers labeled ‘absurd’

Government idea to rid gas boilers labeled ‘absurd’: The government intention to ‘rip out’ the current gas boilers from 24 million UK homes is ‘utterly absurd’, stated the GMB Union. The union forecasts the projected restriction on new gas boilers set ups could make energy bills higher as well as possible weeks of interruption for…
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More fossil fuel & biomass meetings than renewables

More fossil fuel & biomass meetings than renewables: Ministers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) were reprimanded for meeting fossil fuel as well as bio mass bosses almost 9 times more than their renewable energy equivalent. That’s as reported by the investigative environmental journalism platform DeSmog who looked through the publicly…
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Thunberg: Scotland isn’t a world leader on climate change

Thunberg: Scotland isn’t a world leader on climate change: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg does not believe that Scotland can be viewed as a ‘world leader on climate change’. When queried about her beliefs on the country’s leading role prior to COP26 later this year, the 18-year-old climate campaigner stated: “No, of course, there are…
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PM: We will be very bold at the COP26

PM: We will be very bold at the COP26: The Prime Minister has put out a social media video to re-establish his goals for COP26 after the start of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Boris Johnson stated: “We are going to be extremely bold at the COP26 summit & call for the world…
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Many Brits will back ban on goods related to deforestation

Many Brits will back ban on goods related to deforestation: Nearly 60% of the British people would like to have the UK government ban imports of products connected to deforestation. That’s reported from a current poll by Ipsos MORI that investigates the degree of public support for a variety of measures by the UK government…
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