Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: UK

UK sets new standard as renewables outpace fossil fuels in power...

For the first time, wind energy leads the charge in the UK's power grid, marking a pivotal shift towards cleaner, sustainable electricity amid global environmental concerns.

UK imported £19.3 billion in fossil fuels from authoritarian petrostates in...

UK accused of ‘gross hypocrisy’ by human rights campaigners for new dependency on Gulf oil and gas.

English lawyers refuse to prosecute climate protestors in ‘declaration of conscience’

“Young lawyers are being placed in an impossible position. We’re being told by our firms and regulators it’s a professional obligation to act for fossil fuel projects, knowing that doing so will poison our own future and all of life on Earth."

Deaf to history’s questions

A tale of two Elizabeths, one Joe, one Donald, and us.

What the failure of Liz Truss’s economic agenda in the UK...

Britain’s rejection of Liz Truss’s trickle-down economics ought to serve as a warning to the United States, where midterm elections are about to commence.

UK: Fragmentation and decline under conservative rule

Beyond the madness of the Queen's funeral etc.

Supermarket food in the UK could soon have eco-labels

“The tool could help us by ensuring that as we are developing new recipes there is a delicious option for someone who is actively looking to reduce their environmental impact through what they eat.”

Poverty division democratic destruction: The Johnson legacy

In many ways Johnson and the toxic brand of Conservatism he represents is a product of the age, The Age of Populism, which has infected many democracies.

Fossil fuel giants seek billions from European countries under secretive treaty

"It is literally insane that the global fossil fuel phase-out is being actively sabotaged by antiquated treaties and corporate greed," said one critic.

Wagging the dog? America and the UK respond to the crisis...

Likely the best way to understand the reaction of the U.S., UK and other English speaking countries to the latest ‘crisis’ in the Ukraine is that there is, as always, plenty of money to be made out of it.

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When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.

Democrats urge immediate rate cuts to combat housing crisis exacerbated by Fed policy

Democrats in Congress are urging the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates immediately, warning that the central bank's restrictive monetary policy is worsening the nation's housing crisis and threatening to derail a strong streak of job growth.

Lock ‘em up! Either presidential loser faces jail time or being swatted by punitive...

Let’s hope Never Trumpers vote before lawful protesters, dissenters and critics are sent to the gulag.

Supreme Court justices accepted over $6.5 million in gifts, raising ethics concerns

These findings raise significant questions about judicial ethics and the potential influence of such gifts on the highest court in the land.

Sanders and Omar lead congressional push for Global Wealth Tax as Biden faces crucial...

This initiative, led by Brazil, aims to address the glaring disparities in global wealth distribution and strengthen efforts to achieve tax fairness.