Climate Conversations – “Has the UK reduced its CO2 emissions by 44% since 1990?”

The Punchbowl Pub, Abingdon

We will be discussing “Has the UK reduced its CO2 emissions by 44% since 1990?” – This claim is made in Johnson’ s Foreword to the 2021 Net Zero Strategy (see short article on Carbon Independent – https://www.carbonindependent.org/111.html). The main difficulty is that it does take account of emissions related to net imports and to aviation. […]

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Climate Conversations – Should the UK undertake new drilling for oil and gas?

The Punchbowl Pub, Abingdon

The UK has good technical and natural resources for renewable energy (solar, wind, tide) so why is the government proposing to issue to oil and gas drilling licenses at a time when international organisations have advised that all exploration for fossil fuels should stop? The conclusions of our discussion will be summarised as a contribution […]

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