Category: Fossil fuels

Victoria’s bold emissions target could be a turning point. Now here’s what we have to do | Jono La Nauze

What flew under the radar during the election campaign is actually one of the most ambitious climate goals of any place in the worldDuring the final weeks of the Victorian election campaign, Daniel Andrews took to wearing a State Electricity Commission…

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Chancellor extends energy windfall tax to ‘low carbon’ generators

Jeremy Hunt proposes to raise £14bn by also raising levy to 35% and extending it by two yearsPolitics live – latest news and reaction on UK budget plansAutumn statement 2022: key points at a glanceJeremy Hunt hopes to raise £14bn next year after increa…

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Is China doing enough to combat the climate crisis?

While it appears committed to renewable energy goals, China’s international commitments fall short of what experts say is neededCop27 live – latest news updatesAfter decades of fossil fuel-driven economic growth and industrialisation, China is now the …

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‘Vital’ energy security bill must be brought back, says Labour

Shadow climate minister says Britain is losing the race to create green jobsUK politics live – latest news updatesLabour has accused the government of being “highly irresponsible” in sidelining a crucial piece of energy legislation, arguing that Britai…

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Climate carnage: whose job is it to save the planet? – documentary

In a crucial year for the climate, award-winning Guardian environment editor Fiona Harvey reflects on 30 years of Cops and meets the politicians, activists and scientists asking who is responsible for saving the planet.  In November…

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