10 key things that happened this week

Ten of the biggest stories from the week: Greta Thunberg says UK government ‘irresponsible’ on climate, Business leaders demand climate emergency declaration, Natural England ‘backs down’ over bird kill licences to avoid legal action.

Greta Thunberg: UK government ‘irresponsible’ on climate, says school strike activist

Some of the UK government’s climate-related policies are “beyond absurd”, according to 16-year old Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg. In an excoriating speech to MPs this week, Thunberg attacked a range of government actions for not going far enough to tackle climate change. MORE

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