As COP27 approaches, the US is taking inadequate action to reduce carbon emissions, in Britain a new Tory government will backtrack on the current feeble plans, and the Global North is failing to honour its commitments to aid the Global South tackle climate change.
With an unprecedented heatwave this Summer people are beginning to wake up and smell the smoke.
The climate and labour movements have a common interest in linking the climate and cost of living crises.
The UK government claims that its new energy strategy will provide cleaner and more affordable energy this decade. It won’t.
The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released a report that should have alarm bells ringing in everyone’s heads. Instead what we have is a war drive from the USA to shore up its weakening global dominance, that involves a massive divergence of the investment needed into military expenditure.
Statement published by No Cold War following the COP26 conference.
By focusing only on coal and not including oil and gas, the COP26 text disproportionately impacts certain developing countries like China and India. All fossil fuels must be phased down, in an equitable manner.