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Climate protest defense strategy hits a legal wall in England and Wales
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Climate protest defense strategy hits a legal wall in England and Wales

Climate activists in England and Wales face a significant setback as a key legal defense is stripped away.

Sandra Laville reports for The Guardian.

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UK heatwave prompts order to fire up coal plant to meet aircon demand

National Grid has asked a coal-fired power station in the east Midlands to warm up to cope with extra electricity demand for air conditioning as much of Britain swelters in the heat.

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Sunak urged to distance himself from Tories who dismiss air pollution risks

World-leading air pollution scientists have called on Rishi Sunak to distance himself from Conservative colleagues who are dismissing the facts on the serious health risks of toxic air.

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‘Climate negotiations are inherently abusive’: campaigner Brianna Craft on the struggle smaller countries face

In her memoir, the Cop delegate draws parallels with her violent childhood home and the imbalance of power in global summits.

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Climate activists disrupt Europe’s biggest private jet fair

Dozens of climate activists have disrupted Europe’s largest private jet trade fair by chaining themselves to aircraft to protest against the sector’s carbon emissions.

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Norway under pressure to scale back fossil fuel expansion plans

The Norwegian government is facing growing pressure to scale back its huge global fossil fuel expansion plans – including the development of a controversial new oilfield in the North Sea.

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‘Sustainable’ pension funds accused of greenwashing over billions held in oil and gas firms

People investing their pensions in funds that claim green credentials are being warned they may actually be backing the world’s largest oil and gas companies.