Warning labels, like those on cigarette packets, could be used to show the health risks of fossil fuels

Labels could connect the dots between the 'abstract threat of the climate emergency with the use of the fossil fuels in the here and now'. Louise Boyle writes on The Independent website that a group of health experts are suggesting that they be used. What are your views?   Fossil fuels should have cigarette-style warnings, … Continue reading Warning labels, like those on cigarette packets, could be used to show the health risks of fossil fuels

European governments often appear to champion low-carbon policies yet, in 2017, EU countries collectively spent US$87 billion subsidising the cost of fossil fuels

We all know that fossil fuels are still heavily subsidised but it is still a surprise to see the extent of them.  Radek Stefanski, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of St Andrews discusses the subsides in an article on The Conversation website.  With the President-elect for the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen … Continue reading European governments often appear to champion low-carbon policies yet, in 2017, EU countries collectively spent US$87 billion subsidising the cost of fossil fuels