AOC calls for ‘wartime’ effort to defeat climate change, pushes for taxpayer-funded ‘climate corps’

AOC calls for a ‘wartime mobilization’ to defeat climate change in announcement pushing a Civilian Climate Corps with 1.5million members that could cost taxpayers $10billion House and Senate Democrats pledged today that funding for a Civilian Climate Corps would be included in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill Majority Leader Schumer vowed to get the ‘biggest, … Read more

Eight climate change protesters are arrested outside Ted Cruz’s $2million Texas home

Eight climate change protesters are arrested outside Ted Cruz’s $2million Texas home after they refused to get off his lawn in hour-long standoff with police Around 70 members of the climate change activist Sunrise Movement staged a protest at Cruz’s Houston home on Monday  Police were called and negotiated with several demonstrators who refused to … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: US hurdle to G7 targets on tax and climate change

Hopes of a giant step forward on climate change at the Cornwall G7 proved optimistic. US politics has a nasty habit of getting in the way, as it has over setting a new global minimum tax of 15 per cent. Among specific proposals to cut collective carbon emissions in half by 2030 was a pledge … Read more

Texas Rep. asks whether or not the earth and moon’s orbit could be altered to fix climate change

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert’s asked during a hearing of a House committee whether the federal government could change the orbits of the moon or earth to deal with climate change – raising some eyebrows among experts.    Gohmert, a Republican from Texas, was on a video call with associate deputy chief of the National Forest Service Jennifer … Read more

HSBC passes a landmark climate change policy

HSBC passes a landmark climate change policy after facing years of criticism for its financing of coal power By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 28 May 2021 | Updated: 22:20 BST, 28 May 2021 HSBC has passed a landmark climate change policy after facing years of criticism for its financing of … Read more

Shell’s climate plans to curb carbon emissions do not go far enough, says LGIM

Funds heavyweight LGIM joins shareholder revolt against Shell’s plans to curb carbon emissions because they ‘don’t go far enough’ Legal & General’s asset management arm LGIM said Shell plans not ‘credible’  LGIM part of 30% to back resolution by shareholders activist group Follow This Follow This urged Shell to set ‘inspirational’ targets to battle emissions … Read more

Oldest known cave art on Earth threatened by climate change, scientists report 

Climate change isn’t just threatening our future: It’s causing some of the oldest known artwork to decay at an exponential rate. Cave paintings in Indonesia that date to 44,000 years ago are being threatened by increased salt crystals forming due to rising temperatures and longer dry spells, according to new research. The crystals weaken the … Read more

Future of the great British cuppa is under threat as climate change could slash tea production

Future of the great British cuppa is under threat as climate change could slash tea production in Kenya by a QUARTER, report warns Climate change is putting the traditional British cup of tea at risk, says a report Kenya, which produces half the black tea drunk in UK, faces floods and droughts Optimal conditions for … Read more

David Attenborough warns of ‘crippling problems’ caused by climate change ahead of Cop26

David Attenborough warns of ‘crippling problems’ caused by climate change in his role at this year’s Cop26 summit Sir David Attenborough, 95, has been named the People’s Advocate of this year’s Cop26 summit In a video message, Attenborough said the coronavirus pandemic had shown how important collaboration between nations was to solving global problems The UN’s … Read more

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit climate targets

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit carbon emissions targets – turning swathes of farmland into forest Number of trees planted across UK per year is set to rise to 143million by 2035  Plan will turn swathes of farmland and areas of natural beauty into … Read more