Presidents Biden and Putin met in Geneva
Surrounded by a chaotic press pit, the leaders of America and Russia met in person for the first time yesterday
. Although nothing concrete was announced, Putin stated that discussions about replacing New START would begin soon and Biden said he had warned Putin that the consequences of anything happening to Navalny would be “severe”.
The US-NATO summit declaration highlighted the importance of cyberwarfare and the space domain in the future
With Russia and China firmly in the cross-hairs, the NATO communique
committed the alliance to its Comprehensive Cyber Defence Policy (para 32) and to treating attacks on members’ space capabilities as a valid reason to trigger Article 5 on a case by case basis (para 33). This comes as the UK government announced a recruitment drive for hundreds of new recruits for Portland Down over the next year and pushes ahead with plans to bring space launch capabilities to UK soil.
The United Kingdom has been warned that it is dangerously underprepared to face the challenges of climate change.
Increased risks of heatwaves in major cities and increased risks of flooding across the entire country are just some of the issues the country faces as the independent Climate Change Committee released
a report stating critical infrastructure, homes and businesses are not resilient enough to cope with faster warming predictions.