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What Paris means for fossil fuels

    As the dust settles after the historic adoption of the Paris 2015 agreement, E3G shares a short blog series exploring what Paris means to different sectors, regions and constituencies. For a long time the fossil fuel industries have … Continue reading

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Conservative government facing heavy criticism for cutting green subsidies and investment – Sky News – 13 Dec 15

      Sky News: The government’s energy policy has come under fire and has been described as illegal, just a day after world leaders agreed a historic plan to tackle climate change. David Cameron was among many who praised the … Continue reading

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Should we be optimistic about COP21? – BBC Business Live – 30 Nov 15

                    BBC: I’m joined by Tom Burke former UK government advisor on climate change, now Chairman of the environmental Think Tank E3G, which is Third Generation Environmentalism.  So there has been … Continue reading

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COP21: Paris climate deal ‘more likely’ after terror attacks

  By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News, Paris       Nearly 150 global leaders are gathering in Paris amid tight security for a critical UN climate meeting. The conference, known as COP21, starts on Monday and will try … Continue reading

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Do people care enough about climate change? – LBC Radio – 29 Nov 15

            LBC: Tom Burke, Chairman and founding Director of environmental think tank E3G, and former government advisor. Morning Tom, why do people not care enough about the environment? Tom Burke: I think people do care … Continue reading

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Discussing Syria, conflict and climate change on Sky News

      Climate Change is a threat multiplier, and when you have an already stressed situation as you had in Syria, and then you add the extra stress caused by climate change, in this case the very prolonged drought … Continue reading

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What can we expect from COP21? – BBC World Service – Newshour

                    It’s just under a month before the start of COP21, the Paris climate change conference, at which global powers will try to achieve a universal and legally binding treaty to … Continue reading

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REMARKS BY MR TOM BURKE CBE – AT THE WORLD ENERGY COUNCIL ENERGY DAY – BERLIN – OCTOBER 1ST 2015

    The speech on Tuesday by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board is a game changer for climate change. Whatever you thought about the politics or economics of climate … Continue reading

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Energy Transition Commission – some considerations

  Shell and McKinsey have just launched a global initiative called the Energy Transition Commission. Doubts have been raised about whether the Commission as currently constructed has the integrity to make a positive contribution to the debate on how to … Continue reading

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Sky News – Climate change and Obama’s trip to the Arctic

  I think giving people a picture of what’s happening now on the planet is really important, and remember what Obama is talking about is what’s happening in Alaska, but it’s also happening in the glaciers in the Himalayas, in … Continue reading

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