Welcome to Climate Answers

Climate change is the most serious issue ever to have faced humanity. Rightly, it is now high on the public, political, media and business agendas. However, too much of the discussion is still about what we should not be doing or what we should be against. There is not enough discussion or information on solutions – what we can and should do to minimise dangerous climate change, and what should be done to make us not only safer and more secure, but also richer and happier.

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Energy Efficiency Home Improvements

Four key things that individuals can do to improve energy efficiency at home

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27 October 2015: Ghana is a renewables pioneer, but is still not doing enough.

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A post by Melody Waterworth on energy in Ghana, where she is currently volunteering.

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26 October 2015: Prospects for the Paris climate summit

The summit will probably lead to a non-binding ‘Paris Agreement’. The main arguments will be about money.

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Ghana – climate and energy statistics

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This document sets out some of the important climate change statistics concerning energy use in Ghana.

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October 2015: Committee on Climate Change report on electricity scenarios

The Committee on Climate Change sensibly calls for an ‘all of the above’ approach to decarbonisation.

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21 October 2015: Michael Meacher, a very good minister, a great human being

My tribute to my former boss, who very sadly died today but who leaves a great legacy

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21 October 2015: Dieselgate II? New subsidies for dirty diesel generation

This afternoon the Conservative government has a chance to correct a mistake of the coalition government, and prevent subsidies going to diesel power stations.

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17 October 2015: Corbyn gets something right

Corbyn was right to accept an invitation to become vice-president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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14 October 2015: green reasons for Britain to stay in the EU

If Britain votes to stay in the EU, we should then take the lead in strengthening EU climate and energy policy. This would deliver a society in which Europeans would be healthier, happier and richer.

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7 July 2015: Why I accused VW of corporate murder

VW executives who fiddled the diesel figures are guilty of corporate murder in a moral sense: their deliberate actions increased pollution, and pollution kills.

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