Category Archives: Climate Change

Committee On Climate Change Advice On Climate Targets “Very Disappointing”

Friends of the Earth has criticised the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for advising ministers that it is too early to adopt stricter targets for tackling climate change. The advice is contained in a report on UK climate action following … Continue reading

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Flood defences: Plans wholly inadequate to keep pace with rising flood risk

Government plans to invest over ¬£2bn in flood defence project is not enough to protect homes and businesses from the impacts of climate change, Friends of the Earth warn. Earlier this week Friends of the Earth revealed that the budget … Continue reading

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Owen Paterson to deliver annual climate-sceptic lecture

Reacting to news that sacked environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to deliver the annual lecture to Nigel Lawson’s climate sceptic thinktank, Friends of the Earth Climate Campaigner Guy Shrubsole said: “This is beyond satire, and confirms that Owen Paterson was … Continue reading

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ClickGreen report that global warming boosts trees’ ability to store carbon

Now that I’ve found the fabulous website www.ClickGreen.org.uk I have read another article that got me thinking. The article covers¬†the results of a 7-year study at Harvard Forest in central Massachusetts, in which a section of the forest (about one-quarter … Continue reading

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