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yanis varoufakis: ‘i think this a very optimistic moment.’

Yanis Varoufakis: Green New Deal can unite Europe’s progressives

A radical Green New Deal has the potential to unite progressives across Europe in the same way as nationalist and rightwing movements are mobilising around immigration and xenophobia, according to the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.

extinction rebellion climate change protesters block a road in the city of london

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change

In an interview with the Guardian, McDonnell said much of the City was already aware of the need to make faster progress towards a zero-carbon economy, but his proposals were about “weeding out those that are not taking it seriously”.

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Britain, home of the industrial revolution, ‘to end contribution to global warming’

Government advisors recommend climate target to be hiked to net-zero by 2050, a mark they said would lead the world and mobilise ambition in other countries — The UK will stop warming the global climate by 2050 and urge other countries to follow, under independent advice published on Thursday. In a 277-page report commissioned by …

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extinction rebellion protesters outside the royal exchange in the city of london

Extinction Rebellion and Momentum join forces on climate crisis

Momentum, the youth climate strikers and Extinction Rebellion are to unite in protest outside parliament on Wednesday as Labour calls on the Conservatives to declare an environmental emergency in a parliamentary vote.

jeremy corbyn campaigning with labour activists for the local elections in peterborough

Corbyn launches bid to declare a national climate emergency

Labour will this week force a vote in parliament to declare a national environmental and climate change emergency as confidential documents show the government has spent only a fraction of a £100m fund allocated in 2015 to support clean air projects.

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