2024: a crucial election year for our climate

2024: a crucial election year for our climate

2024 could be a triumph for democracy as it’s expected to be the biggest global election year in history. Across the world, it’s predicted that over 60 countries will take to the polls, plus the European Union. All of these election results will come with new...
Fossil fuel subsidies: an explainer

Fossil fuel subsidies: an explainer

Why are they there and what can be done about them? 2023 was the hottest year on record primarily due to the burning of fossil fuels. The planet was 1.48C warmer than pre-industrial levels, just 0.02C away from breaching the 1.5C target agreed in the 2015 Paris...
Trade unions and the environment: friends or foes?

Trade unions and the environment: friends or foes?

Conflicting voices within the trade union movement suggests a complex relationship between organised labour and forward-looking climate policy Trade unions have always played an integral role in the industrialisation of the global economic order. The first meeting of...
What to expect from COP28

What to expect from COP28

Here we are, another UN climate change conference. So, what should you be expecting? The 28th iteration of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC’s) Conference of the Parties (COP28) this year sees world leaders descend on the United...