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Ed Miliband to lead UK delegation at COP29

Ed Miliband to lead UK delegation at COP29

Ed Miliband will spearhead the UK’s efforts at this year's crucial climate summit in Azerbaijan, marking a significant change from the Conservative government's approach.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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UK bids farewell to fossil fuel pact

UK bids farewell to fossil fuel pact

The UK has exited the Energy Charter Treaty, joining a wave of EU countries in rejecting the agreement criticized for hindering climate goals.

Stuart Braun reports for Deutsche-Welle.

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UK government sets out plans for ‘biggest nuclear power expansion in 70 years’

Ministers hope to build fleet of reactors to meet quarter of electricity demand by 2050 but critics highlight long delays and rising costs.

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Big carmakers lobbied UK to weaken or delay electric car rules

Several of the world’s biggest carmakers lobbied the UK government to try to weaken or delay rules to accelerate electric car sales and cut Britain’s carbon emissions.

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UK weather: 2023 was second warmest year on record, says Met Office

The 10 warmest years in the UK have all occurred since 2003 according to provisional Met Office data.
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The climate crisis will amplify the UK’s existing health inequalities

A public health agency report issues a stark warning: the impact of changing climate on health is proportionately negative to the most disadvantaged.

Just Stop Oil: Rishi Sunak defends 'severe' jail sentences

Just Stop Oil: Rishi Sunak defends 'severe' jail sentences

One activist was jailed for two years and another for three after scaling Dartford Crossing bridge in the UK.

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