10:10 Organisations

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Latest News: Organisations

Osborne: 'Ambitious carbon cutting hurts business!' Actual businesses: 'Ambitious carbon targets please!'

If you flick through the Times today, keep an eye out for this ad.

It's calling on the government to stick to our ambitious national carbon cutting targets, a portion of which are up for review next year.

We've joined a whole range of businesses and organisations in putting our name to this.

The tiny grey-on-grey text is hard to read at this size, so I've typed it out below, with a few annotations. Hover over the underlined text to read my explanation:

Why we're not stressing about today's clean energy cuts

Solar Schools: distinctly unflustured

If you've been following the news today, you might have caught a scary story about cuts to government support for wind and solar power.

The news has got a few people worried about what this means for their home solar panels and community energy projects like Solar Schools, and the good news is that these changes aren't nearly as bad as today's stories suggest.

Long story short, the government has spun the story to make a modest subsidy tweak look like a major attack on renewable energy, presumably to get the anti renewables lobby off their backs. 

Here's a couple of key points that have mostly been missed in the media reports:

Reminder: people are amazing


It's the 10th of October. 10/10!

For the last three years, 10/10 has been the day we knock on cynicism's door and run away giggling. The day we put clingfilm over the toilet of business-as-usual, and order unwanted takeaways to the house of despair.

This year we're relaunching our #itshappening project, which showcases all the best climate success stories from around the world.

Everyone's arguing about climate science again. Here's what you need to know

Have you heard: there's a major new climate report out today.

Wait! Don't go. This one's important!

This report – from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is likely to dominate the discussion for the next couple of weeks, and with so many myths and half-truths flying around, it's only a matter of time until one hits you in the head.

So here's a quick primer for when your climate sceptic uncle Bob comes over for dinner.