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Climate Change is Producing Anxiety Among UK Youth and Fear of Their Government’s Failure to Implement Better Climate Policies
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Climate Change is Producing Anxiety Among UK Youth and Fear of Their Government’s Failure to Implement Better Climate Policies

It’s quite widely accepted that today’s youth are going to live with the results of climate change. Some interesting studies have been done recently by the University of Bath1 and the Office for National Statistics2 to see how young people are reacting to climate change and what they think about the perceived government response.Younger people...

Renewable Energy Overtook Fossil Fuels As Biggest Source of Electricity in the UK in 2020
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Renewable Energy Overtook Fossil Fuels As Biggest Source of Electricity in the UK in 2020

The consumption of natural gas in the UK has fluctuated from 2003-2020, with figures decreasing by 27 billion cubic meters. The UK consumes around 2,795,569 million cubic feet (mcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017, ranking 11th in the world for natural gas consumption and accounting for 2.1% of the world’s...

The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the UK’s Climate Policy and Practices
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The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the UK’s Climate Policy and Practices

How conflicts between countries affect the health of the planet Conflicts between countries can have devastating long-lasting negative impacts on the environment as they can require and consume large quantities of fuel, leading to high CO2emissions that contribute to climate change. Conflicts are often viewed as sustainable development in reverse and may set countries back...

Climate Justice in the United Kingdom
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Climate Justice in the United Kingdom

HIGHLIGHTS Air Pollution Affecting Black, Asian and Minority Communities in London Elderly Populations Affected by Extreme Weather Disadvantaged Coastal Communities Affected by Flooding   NARRATIVE Air Pollution Affecting BAME Communities in London Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health in the UK. The high levels of toxic air, mainly in the southern...

Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for the United Kingdom
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Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for the United Kingdom

Priorities Permanently phase out all North Sea oil and gas exploration Prioritize two sectors with stagnant emissions: transport and housing Reduce so-called “embodied emissions” from major polluters such as steel and cement Reduce embodied emissions in imported goods by establishing carbon border adjustments The UK should increase financing to third party organizations overseeing the follow...

Climate Scorecard Progress Report for the United Kingdom
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Climate Scorecard Progress Report for the United Kingdom

This report is in the form of memos from Climate Scorecard Country Managers to Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC). Below is a description of the progress the country has made made in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015 and the...

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