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Making biomass work
Matt Williams, Climate Change Policy Officer I was embarrassingly proud today when I was quoted for the first time as an RSPB climate change policy officer. The article was published on my birthday too, which is a nice treat. My statement is in an article related to biomass, which Government hopes...
7 Sep 2012
Draft water Bill – this summer’s latest damp squib
Guest post by Rob Cunningham, Head of Water Policy Water has been big news this year, two years of poor winter rains left our rivers and wetlands drying out this spring only for torrential summer rain and floods to grab the headlines. While I’m not going to claim this weather is directly a consequence...
12 Jul 2012
Greenhouse gas emissions fall...
... because we had a mild winter. Today the independent Climate Change Committee made its annual report to the Government on UK’s progress towards meeting its emission reduction targets. The headline figures look good: greenhouse gas emissions fell by 7% in 2011. However, the Committee has done...
29 Jun 2012
Don’t Forget to Email David Cameron Today!
You may remember us asking you to help us put pressure on PM David Cameron last week to show his support for 30% reduction in emissions target in his environmental speech this Thursday 26 th April. Well so far over 13,500 people have emailed the prime minister, including me, plus both Nick Clegg and...
23 Apr 2012
Climate check – It’s report time for the Coalition
Climate check – It’s report time for the Coalition The RSPB has been working on a Green Alliance-led project with fellow NGOs WWF, Christian Aid and Greenpeace to carry out a rigorous assessment of the Coalition Government’s performance on climate change, 16 months on from when it...
15 Sep 2011
UK emissions up; hopes for wildlife down
We’ve had two bits of bad news so far this year. The first was that global greenhouse gas emissions reached record levels last year in spite of the economic downturn ( IEA 2011 ) . As it stands, it is likely that the world will have increased in temperature by an average of 4 o C by 2070s (...
30 Jun 2011
RSPB responds to climate committee report – renewable energy in harmony with nature?
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) published a major report on the future of renewable energy in the UK today. The RSPB has welcomed the report and its headline conclusion that renewable energy has serious potential to deliver in the UK. Why? Because wildlife is already feeling the heat from climate...
9 May 2011
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