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Political support for climate measures linked to scale of public investment

The Irish Times 27 Oct 2021
Red line... She added ... “Organic farming and diversification, including increased forestry, are likely to lead to a natural reduction in herd numbers over time as some land is used for other purposes.”. The United Nations’ COP26 Climate Summit begins in Glasgow on Sunday and the Cabinet is expected to be updated on Ireland’s involvement in it today ... .

Biden’s Forest Service Poised to Facilitate Quadrupling of Crude Oil Production in Utah’s Uinta Basin ...

GlobalResearch 26 Oct 2021
Approval of the project is slated to come during or just after the meeting of President Biden and global leaders at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. “The Forest Service’s support for this climate-killing project undermines President Biden days before the administration heads to Glasgow to demonstrate U.S.

Could a 19th century economist unlock the Irish rental crisis?

RTE 26 Oct 2021
George saw the solution in radical land reform and the destruction of land monopolies ... In 1881, he came to Ireland and stayed for a year to support the campaign for tenants' rights in the Land War ... Particularly important for him was that land was in fixed supply and increases in economic activity placed greater demands on it.

Gerry Thornley: International window could leave Irish provinces undercooked

The Irish Times 26 Oct 2021
The brave new, post-pandemic dawn sparked by the later start to the season, the rebranding of the United Rugby Championship and the redesigned Champions Cup comes closer into view on Tuesday morning ... Headaches ... Outhalves ... Ross Byrne was exceptional in orchestrating Leinster’s 31-15 bonus point win away to Glasgow, and landing five from five as usual ... .

Biffy Clyro: “We’re doing our version of ‘American Idiot’ – it’s called ‘Scottish knob!’

NME 26 Oct 2021
Another revelation came at their next huge gig in their native land at Glasgow Green, where they were supported by Doncaster’s dayglo punk tearaway Yungblud – a newfound kindred spirit of the band ... To guide themselves through the “no man’s land” that was lockdown and the ...

Climate change: How do we know it is happening and caused by humans?

BBC News 25 Oct 2021
The temperature readings are collected by weather stations on land, on ships and by satellites ... A key UN report released in 2021 said it "is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, oceans and land". The COP26 global climate summit in Glasgow in November is seen as crucial if climate change is to be brought under control.
photo: AP / Charlie Riedel
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 file photo, emissions from a coal-fired power plant are silhouetted against the setting sun in Independence, Mo.

Coalition avoids meltdown over emissions target – but at what price?

The Observer 24 Oct 2021
Matt Canavan, who fought Sunday’s landing point tooth and nail, was also full of fighting words ... This means Morrison has landed his net zero agreement in time for the Cop26 in Glasgow, provided the prime minister delivers on undertakings set out in a four-page high-level policy document – which at the moment has no dollars spelled out.

Who owns Scotland? Mapping the land in our towns and cities

BBC News 24 Oct 2021
Land equals power ... If you own land it gives you economic, social and often political muscle ... of land'." ... "When you add that layer (to our map) there does seem to be a direct correlation between the vacant and derelict land in Glasgow and its deprived areas.".

Which bright spark left eco cars at COP26 with no juice? Green vehicles but red ...

The Daily Mail 24 Oct 2021
Crowds in Brussels, Belgium, taking part in a climate march ahead of the highly anticipated COP26 summit in Glasgow ... Jaguar Land Rover said the cars, which each cost more than £62,000, could travel 292 miles on a single charge – enough to travel from Glasgow to John O’Groats.

Cop26: Climate activists walk 500 miles from London to Glasgow

The Independent 23 Oct 2021
The activist group, titled Listening to the Land, began their ‘Pilgrimage for Nature’ walk on 4 September and will reach Glasgow in time for the conference on 31 October ... in Glasgow.

EasyJet flight diverted back to Glasgow following medical emergency

The Independent 21 Oct 2021
A flight bound for Birmingham had to return to its departure point, Glasgow, shortly after take off this morning following a medical emergency onboard ... It turned back towards Glasgow and landed at around 10am ... A spokesman for Glasgow Airport said ... They’re vital for ensuring aircraft separation, especially during take off and landing.

Will Obama Deny the ‘Obama Scientist’ at Glasgow Summit?

The American Spectator 21 Oct 2021
Next week Barack Obama will ignore the inherent paradox in flying to a climate summit and join thousands of other progressive jet-setters in Glasgow ... In his 2019 memoir, A Promised Land, he admits to the unfortunate optics of his trip to the 2009 UN global summit on climate change in Copenhagen.

No change to Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target as Scott Morrison focuses on net zero deal

The Guardian 18 Oct 2021
... Sunday, Scott Morrison was more pointed on Monday about landing a net zero target ahead of the looming Cop26 in Glasgow.