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COP26 aim to reduce fossil fuels ‘not on target’
What is the impact of the energy crunch on our efforts to wean ourselves off fossil fuels?
2035: Breezy Britain: Fossil fuels ditched #OurClimateFutures
This video is part of Our Climate Futures – a project which takes real science to forecast what impacts and changes humanity may face as the climate crisis unfolds. This is not a news story. At least not yet.
Climate change ‘irreversible’ if fossil fuels stay dominant
The world is at risk of soaring temperatures by the year 2100 unless gas and coal reserves are left in the ground, warns an international report on climate change.
Britain has five years before fossil fuels ‘run out’
Time to move to Russia? A Global Sustainability Institute report says the UK could run out of oil, coal and gas supplies in just five years. See how the UK compares with the other top 10 economies.
Facebook should cut ties with fossil fuel companies buying ads promoting gas, climate activist says
I spoke to Lindsay Meiman, a spokesperson for 350.org – an international environmental organisation that aims to end the era of fossil fuels.
Revealed: Facebook received millions for ads promoting fossil fuel
The fossil fuel industry has spent millions of dollars promoting gas on Facebook and paying influencers on Instagram to champion it, Channel 4 News can reveal.
Revealed: Fossil fuel companies lobby UK government for gas ‘compromise’ ahead of COP26
Some of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies have lobbied the UK government to support a gas “compromise” ahead of the COP26 UN conference, Channel 4 News can reveal.
Climate activists in Germany occupy coal mine in fossil fuel protest
Hundreds of climate change activists in Germany have temporarily occupied an open-cast coalmine in protest over the use of fossil fuels.
Shale gas find in Lancashire fuels protests
A huge shale gas find underground in Lancashire could create 1,700 local jobs – but opponents fear it could undermine Britain’s burgeoning renewable energy industry.
US Senate passes landmark climate bill
The US Congress is on the verge of approving an historic package of measures to tackle climate change, after senators agreed a $370 billion bill to slash America’s greenhouse emissions and move the country away from fossil fuels to greener, renewable energy.
COP26: 190 countries and organisations pledge to phase out coal
The focus at COP26 today has been on fossil fuels and there has been a world first – 25 countries including the United States have promised to stop using taxpayers money to invest in foreign coal, oil, or gas projects by the end of next year and focus on clean energy instead.
Saudi Arabia pledges to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060
Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s biggest oil exporters, has pledged to try and reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060 although it will still continue to produce fossil fuels.
UK under pressure to reject new oil field as it prepares to host COP26 climate conference
The UK is preparing to host the UN climate conference, COP26, later this year. But the UK government faces questions of its own about the use of fossil fuels.
Fears Biomass green revolution could be fuelling habitat loss
For supporters of Biomass, it is a vital tool in helping the UK switch away from fossil fuels. Biomass involves burning energy crops or waste timber in power stations that used to burn coal.
Greece and Turkey accuse each other of breaking the international law of the sea
Fossil fuels might be going out of fashion, but a dispute over the right to drill for natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean has provoked fears that two NATO allies could come to blows.