Dr Shahnaz Akhter comments on claims in this weekend’s Sunday Times that Nusrat Ghani MP had been removed from her post as a junior Minister due to her Muslimness.
The Energy Charter Treaty has been labelled “the biggest threat” to the Paris Agreement. Dr Tom Pettinger of PAIS explains why, in his view, the UK should withdraw from the ECT and seek a less destructive multilateral energy competition agreement based around a green energy transition.
"COP26 showcases the power of telling positive stories about climate change and the impact this may have on individuals’ behaviour and local communities." Behavioural science expert Dr Lory Barile reflects on what she has learned as one of the University of Warwick delegates to the COP26 conference.
Discussion at COP26 today focuses on Adaptation, Loss and Damage. Dr Celine Tan of Warwick Law, and Professor Keith Hyams and Dr Morten Fibieger Byskov of PAIS comment on how adaptation cannot be separated from larger development goals, and also comment on the announcement of a £300m adaptation fund.
"We often hear the discourse that ‘we need to save the planet’ whereas the reality is that the planet will be just fine, it’s us that won’t be." Dr Jess Savage from Global Sustainable Development, comments on the need to change humanity's relationship with the natural environment.