Daily News Roundup, 17 October 2021
Treasury leak reveals rift between Johnson and Sunak over costs of zero-carbon economy. With weeks to go before the Cop26 climate summit, documents show PM being warned about the risks of damage to the UK from green investment. Confidential documents leaked to the Observer reveal an extraordinary rift between Boris Johnson and his chancellor, Rishi Sunak, over the potential economic effects of moving towards a zero-carbon economy, with just weeks to go before the crucial Cop26 climate summit. As Johnson … read more »
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It should be obvious now that Scotland can supply 100 per cent of ALL of its energy by renewables. Yet the Scottish Government has not pledged to do this yet. So let’s campaign for this commitment now!
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‘The Scottish Parliament should commit to a target of sourcing 100 per cent of all energy used in Scotland (not just electricity) from renewable energy by 2045 or earlier to … read more »
The Government published its long-awaited Energy White Paper on 14th December. After a string of earlier announcements including Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan, the National Infrastructure Strategy report plus the Government’s announcement of a new greenhouse gas target for 2030, there were relatively few surprises. Details are presented in nuClear News No.130 available here: https://www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nuClearNewsNo130.pdf