I hope 2022 will go down as the year the world woke up to the climate emergency. Extreme weather events have hit every part of the globe, including Sheffield. So far the planet has heated 1.2C. We are on track for 1.5C by 2030, 2C by 2050, and over 3C by 2100. 2022 was theContinue reading “Climate Review of the Year”
Category Archives: Clean Air
Paul Brown needs to get his facts right on climate change.
A letter to the Sheffield Star Firstly he seems to believe we have stopped burning coal. There are still three coal power stations in the UK. Globally we are consuming more coal than ever, despite the urgent need to reduce it. Coal is the single largest source of carbon emissions and consumption increased by 9%Continue reading “Paul Brown needs to get his facts right on climate change.”
Why would an 11 year old decide to walk to London?
Why would an 11 year old boy from Hebden Bridge decide to walk all the way to London? Youth activist Jude Walker recently passed through Sheffield on a 200 mile journey to drive support for a petition to introduce charges on carbon emissions. He is desperately trying to raise awareness of the urgent need toContinue reading “Why would an 11 year old decide to walk to London?”
COP26 Coalition Rally, Sheffield Town Hall, 12th June 2021
Many different groups joined together in Sheffield City Centre to send a clear message to the G7 leaders meeting in Cornwall and those preparing to go to COP in Glasgow in November. ACT NOW! I was particularly pleased to hear the Extinction Rebellion Justice Group “pass the mic” to the global south, by reading messagesContinue reading “COP26 Coalition Rally, Sheffield Town Hall, 12th June 2021”