Climate change sceptics are ‘headless chickens’ says Prince Charles

Climate change sceptics are ‘headless chickens’ says Prince Charles Charles uses green awards speech at Buckingham Palace to renew attack on ‘powerful groups of deniers’.
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Caroline Flint: ‘We have to find a way to bring the public with us on climate’

Bibi van der Zee meets Caroline Flint, Labour’s shadow secretary on energy and climate changeThere is a point in her constituency from which Caroline Flint can see both the chimneys of Drax and an array of wind turbines. She mentions this when I ask whether she likes a wind turbine herself (she doesn’t find them […]
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Lord Deben: Thatcherite turned green warrior ready for a fracking fight

John Gummer once publicly ate hamburgers with his daughter to show they were safe. Now he’s starting a beef with his own partyThe former Tory environment secretary and now head of the UK’s climate change watchdog, John Gummer – now Lord Deben – has vowed to protect legislation underpinning the UK’s climate commitments, bringing him […]
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MP Peter Lilley has received more than $400,000 in oil company share options

Analysis shows full extent of climate sceptic’s financial interests in oil industry and places committee role under further scrutinyThe Conservative MP Peter Lilley, one of only three MPs who voted against the Climate Change Act, has received share options worth at least $400,000 from an oil company, Guardian analysis has revealed.Lilley’s links to the oil […]
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Marks & Spencer green chief attacks government’s ‘uncertain’ policy

Mike Barry says coalition has shifted goalposts over environment, and urges plastic bag chargeThe architect of Marks & Spencer’s environmental action plan has accused the coalition of overseeing two years of uncertainty for businesses embarking on green measures.Mike Barry, head of sustainable business at the retailer and the man who helped Stuart Rose launch the […]
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Ministers warned over plans to exclude transport emissions

Tim Yeo attacks plans by senior ministers to ensure that shipping and aviation are left out of UK carbon budgetsThe former Conservative cabinet minister, Tim Yeo, has sharply criticised plans by senior ministers to ensure that greenhouse gas emissions from aviation and shipping will not be included in the UK’s carbon budgets.He warned that to […]
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Ministers warned over plans to exclude transport emissions

Tim Yeo attacks plans by senior ministers to ensure that shipping and aviation are left out of UK carbon budgetsThe former Conservative cabinet minister, Tim Yeo, has sharply criticised plans by senior ministers to ensure that greenhouse gas emissions from aviation and shipping will not be included in the UK’s carbon budgets.He warned that to […]
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Government urged to include aviation and shipping in UK carbon targets

Climate change committee says that continuation of exclusion would be a watering down of carbon goalsThe government’s green credentials will be put to a “key test” on Thursday, as ministers will be urged by their advisers to include greenhouse gas emissions from aviation and shipping in the UK’s carbon targets.If airlines and container ships are […]
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