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The UK is fuelling climate change and conflict in Mozambique

By: Ilham Rawoot and Anabela Lemos
Date: 27 February 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate

Despite pledges to stop financing fossil fuels overseas, the UK is putting $1 billion towards a major gas project in Mozambique. It is more than a decade since 75 trillion […]

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The government’s reasons for not stopping the Cumbria coal mine are nonsense

By: Maggie Mason
Date: 29 January 2021
Campaigns: Climate

While claiming to be a climate leader ahead of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow this November, our government is planning to allow a new coal mine to be built […]

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Is the UK trying to delay its pledge to dump dirty development?

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 21 January 2021
Campaigns: Climate

The UK government has just launched a new consultation on how to stop funding fossil fuel projects in the global south. We need your help to send them a clear […]

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Dirty development dumped

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 15 December 2020
Campaigns: Climate

The government has finally announced that it will soon stop funding fossil fuel projects in the global south. This is a huge win for the frontline communities and activists who have been opposing this climate hypocrisy for years.

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

The Climate Ambition Summit 2020: a phoney “sprint to Glasgow”?

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 10 December 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Five years ago, the landmark 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) produced the Paris Agreement. The accord brought together 195 nations […]

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

What will a Biden administration mean for the climate?

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 14 November 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Many celebrated the electoral defeat of Donald Trump, danced in the streets and cried with tears of joy. For those from the progressive movements, it was a hard-earned victory born […]

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MP briefing on the UN Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Date: 21 October 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Briefing Paper of the UK Working Group on the Binding UN Treaty on TNCs, October 2020  Ahead of the start of the 6th session of UN negotiations on the Binding […]

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The government is moving closer to ending its overseas fossil fuel support

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 8 October 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Time after time, the role of UK public finance institutions in fueling the climate emergency overseas has been exposed. Sustained civil society pressure has pushed the prime minister close to major announcement, but loopholes still remain.

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Beware the rose-tinted spectacles and don’t bank on a fossil free COP26 just yet

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 3 September 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Reports that the UK government may not accept sponsorship from fossil fuel corporations are falsely optimistic.

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

South African movements are building a Climate Justice Charter from below

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 23 June 2020
Campaigns: Climate

Despite a temporary dip in carbon emissions due to the coronavirus pandemic, scientific calculations shows that it is highly likely that 2020 will still be the world’s hottest year on […]

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