The Labour Party today launched its Green Economic Recovery, in which it accused the Government of a “lack of ambition” on the climate and ecological emergency.
The world’s fifty largest banks invested a cumulative US$2.6 trillion (£2tn) in firms at the forefront of global biodiversity loss in 2019 alone, according to a new report by Portfolio Earth. On average, each financial institution invested US$52bn in fossil fuel, mining, infrastructure and agricultural firms. The report, entitled Bankrolling Extinction, linked corporate financing to Read More…
The University of Oxford has today released its draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy, with plans to reach net zero carbon emissions and a net gain in biodiversity by 2035.
The Women’s Equality Party (WE) has voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting an economic model created by the Oxford economist Kate Raworth.
Leading up to the UN Summit on Biodiversity, 70 world leaders endorsed a Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, committing to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030. This took place, virtually, at the UNDP Nature of Life Hub at the end of September, with many leaders submitting video endorsements from their home countries. This is a pressing issue, Read More…
Oxford University Climate Justice Campaign (OCJC) has renewed its calls for the University and its colleges to take greater action to reduce their contribution to the climate crisis and climate-driven injustices.
According to monthly data collected by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), September 2020 was the warmest on record, with global average surface air temperatures 0.05 degrees warmer than 2019, and 0.63 degrees warmer than the average between 1981-2010.
Documents obtained by the advocacy group, Culture Unstained, have revealed that fossil fuel firms BP, Shell, and Equinor have held at least 13 meetings with UK government officials over the last twelve months in a bid to gain exposure at COP26, the crucial UN Conference on Climate Change set to be held in Glasgow in Read More…
The temporary installation included hundreds of pairs of children’s and adult’s shoes with messages of hopes, wishes and fears about the future, accompanied by a banner asking, “Would you want to be in our kids’ shoes?”
The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown have, “transformed the national mood,” according to the findings of a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Green New Deal.