Tuesday , April 23 2024
[fb_plugin like]

Tag Archives: UK

Energy prices: Cost of living solutions threaten climate change targets

Energy prices: Cost of living solutions threaten climate change targets

The UK’s flagship policy to limit global warming is becoming threatened by energy prices and the broader cost of living crisis. The government says the answer to limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to switch homes from fossil fuel energy supplies to greener heat pumps. However, the reality of the situation …

Read More »

Drought 'the new reality' of climate change

Drought 'the new reality' of climate change

Met Office and Chair of Climate Impacts at the University of Exeter, Professor Richard Betts, says we’ll be seeing more “hotter, dryer summers, more heatwaves and more droughts – and wildfire risks”. Scientists say this is “the new reality” of climate change. #Drought #Climatechange #SkyNews SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel …

Read More »

Why is Pakistan so susceptible to climate change?

Why is Pakistan so susceptible to climate change?

Sky’s Laura Bundock looks at why Pakistan is suffering such devastating flooding – and whether it can withstand the increasingly extreme weather yet to come. #Floods #Weather #ClimateChange #SkyNews SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us …

Read More »

Record UK temperatures fuel climate change fears – BBC News

Record UK temperatures fuel climate change fears - BBC News

The UK has recorded record temperatures above 40C for the first time, heightening concern over the impact of global climate change. Thermometers hit 40.3C at Coningsby in Lincolnshire while dozens of other locations exceeded the UK’s previous highest recorded temperature of 38.7C. Fire services declared major incidents after a spate …

Read More »

Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change? Well, it's Complicated.

Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change? Well, it's Complicated.

A special thanks to the team at Our World for helping us out with data and research! https://ourworldindata.org/ Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-climate-solve/ This video is part of a series about climate change supported by Breakthrough Energy – a coalition founded by Bill Gates, that is working to expand clean-energy …

Read More »

Climate change 'undeniable' force in extreme weather patterns

Climate change 'undeniable' force in extreme weather patterns

Climate scientist, Dr Ella Gilbert, says it is “undeniable” that climate change is making extreme weather patterns happen more often as the UK heatwave continues. She said implementing greener energy solutions would be a “win, win, win scenario” helping with energy security, climate change and the cost of living. A …

Read More »

UK Heatwave 'worse than expected' – climate change expert

UK Heatwave 'worse than expected' - climate change expert

Sir David King, former permanent special representative for climate change, discusses the extreme weather events occurring across Europe, saying “if anything, it’s getting worse”. He says it is “extremely disappointing and extremely worrying” that there’s been “no discussion” by Conservative leadership candidates Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak about how they …

Read More »

Climate Change Explained Simply

Climate Change Explained Simply

A straightforward explanation of Climate Change: the heat from human emissions is roughly equal to exploding 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs every day. Historically, every time carbon dioxide levels increase in Earth’s atmosphere, the average surface temperature increases, ice melts, and the seas rise. Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ The New York …

Read More »

Deforestation Crackdown: UK set to start crackdown on illegal timber & deforestation

Deforestation Crackdown: UK set to start crackdown on illegal timber & deforestation

In the air, on land, and in the sea, our planet is being assaulted. Warnings about the climate crisis increase day by day. Targets are not being met and every living thing on the planet is under threat, insect, animal, mineral, and vegetable. For the next ten minutes, we’re going …

Read More »

XR rebels across the UK have a message for the government | Extinction Rebellion

XR rebels across the UK have a message for the government | Extinction Rebellion

Learn more about citizens assemblies and how to support them here: https://xrcitizensassembly.uk/ Listen to rebels taking part in our mass actions across the UK on Saturday. The links between the climate and ecological emergency and COVID-19 are undeniable. We can’t go back to the way things were before this crisis. …

Read More »