“I blame global warming.” This was the first thing Tony, a neighbour in my street in York, said to me on Sunday.
The only way to protect our drinking water, national parks and climate from fracking is to stop fracking everywhere. In the face of Government further weakening fracking rules, we need to redouble our efforts to keep the UK frack free.
The December 2015 floods in Cumbria are a shocking reminder of how even a rich, well-prepared country like the UK is at the mercy of extreme weather. The costs – emotional and financial – will be huge.
The more we burn, the more it floods. New FoE briefing on Floods, climate change and flood defence investment
This short briefing has been put together following the recent floods affecting Cumbria and Scotland in December 2015.
Our campaigner Rachel Kennerley is in Paris, reporting from the climate talks. This is her diary of the first 4 days
Yesterday, more than 130 Prime Ministers, Kings and Presidents spoke at the opening of the Paris climate talks. But the speeches from many developed countries rang hollow as their actions don’t live up to their words.
Lancashire Council listened to the people and voted for fracking company Cuadrilla to get out. Twice. But this decision is now at risk.