2020-December-5th

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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

Hello reader,

Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

Please send me any news or information you would like to add to the site.


Philip Brown
philip@unacov.uk

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

Summary of National Lottery Climate Action Fund

The National Lottery has opened the first round of bids for part of a Climate Action Fund amounting to £100 million over 10 years. Initial ideas must be submitted by 5pm Wednesday 18 December 2019. Full proposals must be submitted by midday Friday 27 March 2020. Below is a summary of what the National Lottery is looking for in bids …
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Curbs on Methane, Potent Greenhouse Gas, to Be Relaxed in U.S.

The New York Times reported on 29 August that the Trump administration had laid out a far-reaching plan to cut back on the regulation of methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule aims to eliminate federal requirements that oil and gas companies install technology to detect and fix methane leaks from wells, pipelines …
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Coventry General Election Candidates' Positions on Climate Change

We asked almost all candidates for Coventry seats in the forthcoming General Election what their positions will be on fighting climate change and reducing carbon emissions if they win a seat. Note we were unable to ask Joshua David Richardson since we could not find any contact details. So far here are the answers we received are shown below. We also …
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Political Party Policies on Climate Change

Leading into the General Election, the following are the policies on climate change of those political parties with candidates in Coventry, listed in alphabetical order. We will update this page as the parties publish their manifestos. We hope to obtain the views of all Coventry candidates and publish here. Brexit Party We have found nothing on their website www.thebrexitparty.org about climate change. …
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The Amazon rainforest is on fire

If the fires continue to rage, it’s not just the rainforest that’s at stake - it’s our very survival. Because if the Amazon dies, our chances of avoiding total climate breakdown will be seriously under threat. I’ve just signed this petition calling on the UK government to suspend its trade deal with Brazil until the fires are out. Can you …
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