A spokesperson for BEIS said: “Tackling climate change is a national priority, which is why the UK was the first major economy to commit to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. We have proven that green growth is possible, and our track record of driving down emissions while growing our economy and supporting our world-leading renewable and low-carbon sectors will see us go further and faster in the years ahead.” … [Read more...] about UK’s net zero pledge: what has been achieved one year on?
Protest extinction rebellion
Zebulon Baird Vance, a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina. was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. A prolific writer, Vance became one of the most influential Southern leaders of the Civil War and postbellum periods. As a leader of the 'New South', Vance favored the rapid modernization of the Southern economy, railroad expansion, school construction, and reconciliation with the North … [Read more...] about Donald Trump demands Republicans REJECT stripping Confederates’ names from Army bases – despite his party ALREADY voting for move pushed by Elizabeth Warren
Hill reputedly said that he did not want to survive the fall of the Confederacy - and indeed he did not, although he only missed Lee's surrender only by a few days. Hill was killed in action in April 1865, shot by a Union soldier during a battle in Petersburg, Virginia. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump REFUSES to rename military bases named for Confederate generals saying Fort Bragg and others are ‘hallowed grounds’ after Pentagon said it was open to move
Racist past of Confederate generals with bases named after them including Leonidas Polk who owned 400 slaves, KKK leader John Brown Gordon and Henry Benning who feared a 'land in possession of the blacks' Henry L. Benning (pictured) owned at least 89 slaves on his 3,000 acres of land … [Read more...] about Donald Trump threatens to veto entire defense spending bill if it includes plan to strip Confederate names from Army bases pushed by Elizabeth Warren with REPUBLICAN backing