Compiled by our members UNA-UK and released in time for the Bonn Conference, the publication features policy recommendations from over 60 contributors, including Christiana Figueres of the UNFCCC, Executive Director of Greenpeace Kumi Naidoo, Helen Clark of UNDP and France’s foreign minister Laurent Fabius. Together, the articles provide a source of ideas, practical actions and case studies on how to develop a climate framework that is equitable, achievable and able to deliver long-term benefits to all.
Climate 2020 - Facing the Future
Energy Bill Briefing: Political update
This briefing provides an update on the three most important issues facing the Energy Bill:
2. the lack of energy efficiency measures in the Bill;
3. the dangers of dependence on expensive, volatile, imported fossil fuels.
Energy Bill Briefing
This handy briefing put together by Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth explains why it is important to get a decarbonisation target included in the Energy Bill.
Energy Bill Briefing - March 2013
Download a joint NGO briefing on why it's important that the Energy Bill includes a target to decarbonise energy by 2030.
SCCS briefing on the draft second Report and Proposals and Policies (RPP2)
Point of No Return (2013)
This 2013 Greenpeace study reveals how a 'carbon bomb' of 14 planned fossil fuel projects alone would increase global carbon emissions by 20% by 2020 if given the go-ahead. These projects include expansion of Canadian and Venezuelan tar sands; open cast coal mines in China and Australia; offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and Brazil - as well as other Ecocidal plans. This report explores the climate science as well as the clean energy alternatives.
Regional green economy success stories
Green Alliance have put together some great factsheets, showing how the green economy is working in each region. This is powerful information for getting your MP on board.
Joint NGO briefing on the Energy Bill: December 2012
The Energy Bill presented to Parliament in November 2012 falls short of what we need to move towards a sustainable economy. Here the NGOs campaigning for a better Energy Bill have outlined the ways in which the Bill needs to be improved.
Green Economy: A UK success story
Green Alliance’s recent report on how green business is has quietly become a UK success story and has continued to grow steadily even whilst broader economic activity slows.