Windfall tax must change in face of ‘excessive’ oil profits, Alok Sharma says

Outgoing head of climate talks says UK needs to encourage investment in renewables, not fossil fuels and calls for tax on ‘excessive’ oil profits. By Fiona Harvey https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/oct/28/windfall-tax-must-change-in-face-of-excessive-oil-profits-alok-sharma-says Environment correspondent

Just Stop Oil activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Protesters then glue themselves to wall beneath painting at National Gallery in London https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/14/just-stop-oil-activists-throw-soup-at-van-goghs-sunflowers Original article (c) Damien Gayle Fri 14 Oct 2022 15.07 BST ‘There were gasps, roars and a shout of “Oh my gosh!” in room 43 of the gallery as two young supporters of the climate protest group threw the liquid overContinue reading “Just Stop Oil activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers”

Europe’s rivers run dry as scientists warn drought could be worst in 500 years | Rivers | The Guardian

Crops, power plants, barge traffic, industry and fish populations devastated by parched waterways — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/aug/13/europes-rivers-run-dry-as-scientists-warn-drought-could-be-worst-in-500-years

Alarmingly high temperatures and climate denial

Europe’s most recent heat wave has brought multiple fires with homes going up in smoke and loss of life. The latest heat wave is not a freak occurrence but part of a trend. Alarmingly, mainstream media fails to relate the rising world temperatures to human activity such as the use of oil and meat eating.Continue reading “Alarmingly high temperatures and climate denial”