Join the COP26 campaign and hold the government to account

By 38 Degrees

Climate change can feel overwhelming – especially when we see headlines about another heat wave or experience extreme weather events ourselves. And sometimes it can feel like too big an issue us to tackle. But there is hope. It’s not too late to prevent its worst effects. And we can make a difference, both locally and nationally – especially in advance of the crucial COP26 climate summit in November, which the UK is hosting.

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Warning on blue hydrogen

Barry White

This week, UK ministers published their hydrogen strategy https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-launches-plan-for-a-world-leading-hydrogen-economy , which includes a consultation on subsidy plans for producers to help cut fossil fuel use. The government said around £900m of funding will be available to support hydrogen projects in Britain, which they say could create more than 9,000 jobs by 2030 and could account for up to 35 per cent of Britain’s energy consumption by the middle of the century. Nearly all of the hydrogen produced in Britain so far is based on fossil fuel energy.

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