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The terrifying truth about the two degrees climate target

The terrifying truth about the two degrees climate target
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
26 May 2015

Earlier this month the International Energy Agency released its annual flagship energy technology report, explaining “clean energy progress is falling well short of the levels needed to limit the global increase in temperature to no more than 2 degrees C.” The inadequacy of the world’s response to climate change was further confirmed by a study led by Lord Nicholas Stern, which also noted the commitments made by nations to cut carbon emissions by 2030 fall about half short of the reductions needed to restrict warming to a two degrees celsius increase on pre-industrial levels. 624 more words

Media

A Message to our Leaders, from Andy White, Derbyshire

It is argued that the middle ground of English politics has been captured by what is effectively a centre right Tory Party, and Labour has lost what was once it’s core support of ‘The Working Class’. 517 more words

Derbyshire County

Liz Mays’ Politics Turns One Green

Turning green used to mean that one had smoked too much pot.  For almost ten years, Elizabeth Mays has beentrying to convince Canadian voters that she is the real /authentic green (as in environmental) champion. 737 more words

Society

How Bernie Sanders Points the Way for New York's Outsider Candidates

One afternoon in 1980, a gadfly candidate named Bernie Sanders and his roommate Richard Sugarman, an adjunct professor of religion at the University of Vermont, went to the Burlington city hall to look over the results from Mr. 1,770 more words

The Southend Green performance

This year the Green Party almost fielded a full slate in the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council elections. Here is how their candidates got on: 237 more words

Southend-on-sea Borough Council

Natalie Bennett Lands New Job as Junior Parliamentary Staffer

Natalie Bennett finished behind Labour and the Tories in Holborn yet she has still managed to make it to parliament – by pretending to be a junior member of staff. 83 more words

Guido Fawkes

Crisis Pt. 2

The state of our society demands solutions as radical as the state in which it is in: and how can we possibly demand these solutions without a proper understanding of just how deep our problems go? 398 more words

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