Climate change

22. 04. 2016
This Friday will mark a memorable moment in the history of climate diplomacy. It’s when the world comes together in New York to sign up to the climate agreement agreed in Paris at the end of last year. Over 150 nations, including over 60 Heads of State, will confirm their...
Climate change, Politics
16. 03. 2016
Even for a sympathetic observer from the UK, the politics of climate change in Australia is, to say the least, vexatious. But it’s now entering a more critical phase than ever before. The mismatch between the conclusions of the Paris Agreement in December last year and the...
Climate change, Politics
14. 12. 2015
Amber Rudd, Secretary of State at DECC, was all over the media yesterday, making out that the UK had played a big part in securing the historic agreement in Paris*. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. The transparent duplicity of the UK’s position had...
Climate change
12. 10. 2015
It’s now four months since I first mentioned the People’s Pilgrimage, and its charismatic inspiration Yeb Saño, the former Climate Ambassador for the Philippines (@yebsano on Twitter). He’s now well on in his 1500 kilometre pilgrimage from Rome to Paris...
Climate change
14. 07. 2015
It gets weirder and weirder sitting here in the UK watching our Government systematically destroy the UK renewables industry, knowing that in almost every other country all the signals for the alternative renewables / efficiency / storage model are stronger than ever. Indeed,...
Climate change