Tag: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson to introduce two-year political election project in May

Boris Johnson to introduce two-year political election project in May

Tory office chair strikes out at ‘internet no view’, Corbynistas as well as ‘call off lifestyle brigade’The Conservative leader has actually declared Boris Johnson is actually beginning a two-year vote-casting project coming from this May, in a pep talk that attacked out at “web absolutely no conviction” as well as looked for to toss Labour […]

Johnson prompts UK oil as well as gasoline result need to cheer reduce dependancy on Russia

Johnson prompts UK oil as well as gasoline result need to cheer reduce dependancy on Russia

PM urges relocation will definitely certainly not threaten promote internet absolutely no; doubters claim it would certainly possess little bit of result on buyer expenses Boris Johnson possesses pointed out the UK might must enhance its own residential fuel and also oil manufacturing to discourage on its own off Russian sources, regardless of the hostility […]

Activists take court action against Boris Johnson over climate crisis

Three people claim government is breaching right to life and family life by not doing what is needed to prevent disaster Three young people are taking legal action against the prime minister, accusing him of breaching his legal obligations to take “practical and effective measures” to tackle the climate crisis. In a high court hearing […]

‘Luxury carbon consumption’ of top 1% threatens 1.5C global heating limit

Richest 1% will account for 16% of total emissions by 2030, while poorest 50% will release one tonne of CO2 a year The carbon dioxide emissions of the richest 1% of humanity are on track to be 30 times greater than what is compatible with keeping global heating below 1.5C, new research warns, as scientists […]

Climate crisis: history will judge failure to act, Johnson says at UN

PM’s warning to world’s richest countries comes amid suggestions US could commit more funds Boris Johnson has warned the world’s rich countries that “history will judge”, if they fail to act now to tackle the climate crisis, as US climate envoy John Kerry suggested President Biden was poised to commit more funds to the fight. […]

Johnson defends trade secretary after climate crisis denial tweets

PM admits he used to be a climate sceptic and says Ann-Marie Trevelyan will do ‘outstanding’ job Meeting Cop26 finance goals ‘going to be tough’, says Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has acknowledged that he has altered his views about the climate crisis over recent years, saying, “the facts change and people change their minds”. As […]

US and EU pledge 30% cut in methane emissions to limit global heating

Major commitment with deadline of 2030 is big advance towards reaching 1.5C goal set out in Paris agreement The US and the EU made a joint pledge on Friday to cut global methane emissions by almost a third in the next decade, in what climate experts hailed as one of the most significant steps yet […]

Boris Johnson: IPCC climate report makes for sobering reading

Prime minister says warning from UN scientists should give world a wake-up call ahead of Cop26 summit Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet IPCC’s verdict on climate crimes of humanity: guilty as hell Boris Johnson has described the latest warnings from UN scientists about the extent of the climate crisis […]

The Guardian view on getting to net zero: the crunch is coming | Editorial

Bold climate targets are meaningless without policies to meet them. The PM should grab the chance to make Cop26 a success Targets are all very well. But not if there is no way of reaching them. In which case, they are a sham. This is the problem now confronting the government. The UK’s stated goal […]

Last chance to reverse the UK’s shameful international aid cuts | Letters

Desmond Whyms on the opportunity this weekend’s G7 meeting presents for global leaders to put pressure on the British government. Plus, Henrietta L Moore on what leaders must do to genuinely ‘Build Back Better’ World leaders are meeting this weekend a few miles from my home in Penzance, Cornwall, in what could be our best […]