Government climate hypocrisy laid bare as new fossil fuel project given the go-ahead

Less than three months have passed since the COP26 summit, and already the British government has proven the emptiness of their commitments on global climate change. In January, the Department for Education was criticised by trade unions for it’s flawed s trategy on climate education, while at the same time 20% of local councils were […]

Plans for Cambo oil field on hold for now…

Last week Shell announced they were to withdraw from Cambo proposals due to supposed issues around the economic justification of the project. Today, another key partner, Siccar Point Energy, announced it would also be pulling out from the project, which sits approximately 125km northwest of the Shetland Isles

COP26 climate commitments fall short of the mark, new report shows

This year’s COP26 summit in Glasgow has seen strong words from many world leaders on their commitment to tackle global climate change. However, when one looks at the concrete policies being carried out by these governments, it becomes clear that what world leaders are saying on climate and what is actually being done are two very different things

100 days to COP26

Tomorrow marks 100 days until the start of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. It is due to take place in November having been pushed back a year, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. 

Much of the planet will be unliveable by 2050 – according to leaked UN report

Scientists worldwide have posited that February 2022, the scheduled release date of the report, may be too late to take the urgent action necessary to stop climate catastrophe. Research by the IPCC is often foundational for international meetings regarding climate change, yet even with the imperative nature of the topic, no measures are being taken to publish the report any sooner. 

Science Museum puts profits before nature

After orchestrating an occupation of the Science Museum in London, a band of activists were threatened with arrest last night (Saturday 19 June 2021), but have affirmed that they’ll continue their action today. Due to the museum’s decision to receive sponsorship from fossil fuel giant Shell, the London branch of the UK Student Climate Network (UKSCN) coordinated the protest.