Author Archives: Lucy Lloyd

Biden’s rejoining of the Paris Agreement – a win for the climate?

When Joe Biden rejoined America to the Paris Agreement just hours after becoming President on 20th January, environmentalists around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief. After four years under the Trump administration, during which time the President revoked the country’s adherence to the Agreement, allowing him to proceed with damaging policies such as […]

Net Zero by 2050: can the world pull together in response to the United Nations’ plea?

‘The state of our planet is broken’. These are the words with which Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, began his ‘State of the Planet’ address to Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum on 2nd December. Simultaneously stark and hopeful, the speech outlined the reality now faced by the planet, before discussing positive changes which have been made, and […]