Ending G7 fossil fuel subsidies could generate $101bn to offset climate damages in the Global South by 2026

Analysis by ActionAid International and The Robin Hood Tax Campaign shows that if the G7 countries stopped subsidising fossil fuels – as they committed to do in 2016 – this could provide $101 billion by 2026 to tackle climate-related loss and damage that is already hitting the world’s poorest countries. But this would only goContinue reading “Ending G7 fossil fuel subsidies could generate $101bn to offset climate damages in the Global South by 2026”

Carbon clock is ticking

The MCC Carbon Clock shows how much CO2 can be released into the atmosphere to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C and 2°C, respectively. With just a few clicks, you can compare the estimates for both temperature targets and see how much time is left in each scenario.

Cutting tax on domestic flights “beggars belief” say climate campaigners

The UK government has announced that it intends to cut air passenger duty on domestic flights. Dr Doug Parr, chief scientist for Greenpeace UK, said: “After the fuel duty freeze and rail fare rises, cutting duty on domestic flights would continue our nonsensical trend of the higher the carbon, the lower the tax. “The governmentContinue reading “Cutting tax on domestic flights “beggars belief” say climate campaigners”