2021-05-06 00:00:00, Damian Carrington, The Guardian
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Canada's premier Justin Trudeau says climate change is an "existential threat", yet the country's emissions have actually increased since the 2015 Paris deal, thanks to its tar sands exploitation.
All are talking tough on climate, but China is building one large coal-fired power station a week, Japan remains one of the biggest financiers of overseas coal plants and Norway is developing giant new oil and gas fields.
Over at BlackRock, the world's biggest investor and a company that says climate change is a "global threat", its "Carbon Transition Readiness" fund includes Chevron, ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel giants.
As a result, we are currently on track for a 0.5% cut in global emissions from 2010 levels by 2030, when a 45% drop is needed to avoid climate catastrophe.
We are committed to upholding our reputation for urgent, powerful reporting on the climate emergency, and made the decision to reject advertising from fossil fuel companies, divest from the oil and gas industries, and set a course to achieve net zero emissions by 2030.
Science, Energy, Climate change, Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021, Fossil fuels, Environment, UK news
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