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Thursday 29 June 2017
29 June 2017 - NEWS UPDATE
Climate Change

Energy secretary rejects gas policy criticism

The Energy Secretary has rejected the Climate Change Committee's concern that the Government is pursuing a gas-driven energy policy. Ed Davey said the UK was 'absolutely committed' to meeting carbon budgets.

Climate Change

MPs urge cooperation with China to reduce global carbon emissions

Assisting China on low-carbon development should be at the heart of Government plans to tackle climate change and secure high-value business opportunities for UK firms, a report by MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee says.

Climate Change

Experts issue direst yet climate change warning

The American Meteorological Society has given its direst warning yet of the dangers of climate change. The Society warns of widespread melting of snow and ice, fast rising sea levels of nearly one metre and rising temperatures bringing abnormal variations of weather in the decades to come.

Climate Change

Satellite captures Arctic sea ice at record low

Arctic sea ice has reached its lowest ever recorded extent confirming fears that man-made global warming is having a major impact on the polar region. According to scientists from NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the amount is the smallest size ever observed in the three decades since consistent satellite observations of the polar cap commenced.