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UN to seek assurances UK will not renege on net zero pledge

  2023-11-03 in The Guardian

Concerns ahead of Cop28 climate summit that Rishi Sunak among leaders backsliding on green measures

  Tagged under: Fossil Fuels | Net Zero | COP28 | COP27 | COP26


Johan Rockström interview | Planetary boundaries, 'negative emissions', mitigation models & fairness

  2023-09-20 (or before) in YouTube

Johan Rockström is best known for his work on the Planetary Boundary Framework and as co-director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. In th...

  Tagged under: COP27 | COP26 | Renewable Energy | Climate Change | Net Zero | Climate Justice | Climate Change Mitigation


G20 poured more than $1tn into fossil fuel subsidies despite Cop26 pledges – report

  2023-08-23 in The Guardian

Public money still flowing into industry despite agreement to phase out ‘inefficient’ subsidies, thinktank says

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels


Climate change: Deforestation surges despite pledges - BBC News

  2023-06-27 (or before) in The BBC

Data shows that cutting down tropical forests increased by 10% in 2022, despite promises made at COP26.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Deforestation | Climate Change | Trees


Daily Mail still not taking climate change seriously - Grantham Research Institute on climate change and the environment

  2023-06-16 (or before) in London School of Economics

The ‘Daily Mail’ has a long track record of promoting climate change denial. Its coverage of climate change before and after COP26 has been no exception says Bob Ward

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


UK has ‘gone backwards’ on energy transition since COP26, says outgoing NZTC boss

  2023-04-18 by in Energy Voice

The outgoing chief executive of the Net Zero Technology Centre has blamed political infighting for a lack of recent progress on the energy transition.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


Food and Drink Greenhouse Gas emissions must be a key priority for COP26, says leading UK environmental charity

  2023-03-31 (or before) in WRAP - The Climate Crisis: Act Now

Most comprehensive mapping of the UK’s food & drink carbon footprint ever shows pathway to 50% carbon reduction. Equivalent to 35% of the UK’s total emissions arise from producing and eating the country’s food & drink, including emissions overseas for imported food. Action on food systems by policymakers and the sector is fundamental to delivering the UK’s Net Zero ambitions and reducing our wider global footprint – food & drink is the hidden hero, says WRAP. UK work on GHG emissions could be the blueprint for international action.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


GOES at COP26 in association with Federated Hermes.

  2023-03-25 (or before) in YouTube

Climate change will be a walk in the park in comparison to the shit-show that is heading for humanity like an express train that will not turn because we thi...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | COP26


New report: Commitment to end international finance for fossil fuels is shifting billions, but key countries breaking promises missing in action - Oil Change International

  2023-03-15 by in Oil Change International

Promise Breakers, a report released today by Oil Change International, reveals that the stop funding fossils commitment forged at COP26, is already shifting an estimated USD 5.7 billion per year out of fossil fuels and into clean energy, with the potential of a further 13.7 billion per year if all signatories fulfill their commitments.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels | Finance


A third of companies linked to deforestation have no policy to end it

  2023-02-15 in The Guardian

Research by Global Canopy also finds many companies are not monitoring set commitments

  Tagged under: Deforestation | COP26 | Trees


Policymakers - Berkeley Earth

  2023-01-13 (or before) in Berkeley Earth - Environmental science, data, and analysis of the highest qualityIndependent, non-governmental, and open-source

The world is facing unprecedented climate disruption, and the challenge facing COP26 delegates is immense; urgent collective action is needed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2.0°C. Berkeley Earth has curated a selection of resources below to help policymakers and other stakeholders navigate the […]

  Tagged under: COP26


Climate polarization is increasing on Twitter - Nature Climate Change

  2022-11-30 (or before) in Nature

Analysis of tweets relating to the Conference of the Parties (COP) climate summits reveals greater polarization during COP26 than during previous summits. This increase in polarization is associated with growing right-wing engagement and emerged following the global climate strikes in 2019. Surprisingly, one topic unites pro-climate and climate-sceptic groups — ‘political hypocrisy’ — accusations of which have increased since 2019.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Global deforestation pledge will be missed without urgent action, say researchers

  2022-10-24 in The Guardian

Destruction of forests slowed in 2021 but not enough to meet 2030 commitment made by 145 countries

  Tagged under: Deforestation | COP26 | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Trees


COP26 | Celebrating the untapped potential of the UK's marine energy industry

  2022-10-18 (or before) in YouTube

With #COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference kicking off over the weekend, today we're celebrating an untapped renewable potential in the UK: our #marine energ...

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | COP26 | Climate Change


UK risks ending Cop26 presidency in disarray over Truss climate policy

  2022-10-07 in The Guardian

Observers say cabinet rows and PM’s comments so far could undermine global consensus forged at Glasgow

  Tagged under: COP27 | COP26


Carbon capture is not a solution to net zero emissions plans, report says

  2022-09-01 in The Guardian

The technology, put forward as part of the UK’s net zero strategy, could extend the life of fossil fuel infrastructure

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


Environmentalist Elizabeth Wathuti: ‘Perhaps I had something President Biden really needed to hear’

  2022-08-30 in The Guardian

Kenya’s rising climate star tells how her speech at Cop26 grabbed a world leader’s attention, and urges policymakers to go beyond mere pledges

  Tagged under: Activism | Joe Biden | COP26 | Africa | Sustainability


Small minority of UK parliamentarians attend emergency climate briefing

  2022-07-11 in The Guardian

Just 70 MPs and peers saw Sir Patrick Vallance showcase data that converted Boris Johnson to climate cause before Cop26

  Tagged under: COP26


Sir David King: Climate Leadership, COP26, and 20 Degrees of Warming?

  2022-07-08 (or before) in YouTube

Sir David King is interviewed by Ed Gemmell, Managing Director of Scientists Warning Europe. The interview focusses on Sir David’s analysis of COP26 and whet...

  Tagged under: COP27 | COP26 | Climate Change | Methane | Activism


COP26: Sufficiency Should be First

  2022-06-25 (or before) in buildingsandcities.org

By Yamina Saheb (Lausanne University, CH) Commentaries

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Climate Justice


Deny, Deceive, Delay: Documenting and Responding to Climate Disinformation at COP26 and Beyond

  2022-06-09 (or before) in Institute for Strategic Dialogue

We outline the most prominent discourses identified around COP26. Looking ahead, we also list recommendations for governments, multilateral bodies, tech platforms and the media.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Disinformation and Misinformation


Current policies will bring ‘catastrophic’ climate breakdown, warn former UN leaders

  2022-06-02 in The Guardian

Three former UN climate heads say gap between government promises and actions will change environment irreversibly

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


‘Relentless’ destruction of rainforest continuing despite Cop26 pledge

  2022-04-28 in The Guardian

Tropics lost 11.1m hectares of tree cover in 2021, including forest critical to limiting global heating and biodiversity loss

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Congo | COP26 | Rainforests | Brazil | Africa | Wildlife | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Trees | Indonesia


The link between Putin and climate change

  2022-02-28 in Politico

The war in Ukraine is, like everything, tied to the climate crisis in multiple ways.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Vladimir Putin | Russia


Climate catastrophe now inevitable without emergency action - Pearls and Irritations

  2022-02-03 by in John Menadue - Pearls and Irritations - Public policy journal

By relying on consultants for policymaking, the government avoids making any serious contribution to the global effort to minimise temperature rise.  This is the second part of a two-part article. Read the first part here. The Glasgow COP26 meeting demonstrated the fallacy of adopting the populist objective of net zero emissions by 2050 (NZE2050) as Continue reading »

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


North Sea Abigail oilfield plan approved despite climate goals

  2022-02-01 in The Guardian

Cop26 experts said no new fossil fuel plans would be compatible with climate targets

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


ppm — A Broken Planet

  2022-01-29 (or before) in A Broken Planet

A Broken Planet — 100 days 100 poems on the climate crisis

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Will Conservative Chaos Halt the Green Agenda? – Byline Times

  2022-01-19 in Tom Burke - Environmentalist

The cameras are gone. The tented city on the banks of the Clyde have been dismantled. Political misconduct reoccupies the headlines. COP26 is over and climate change is no longer prominent in the p…

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


COP26 chief urges global transparency on climate pledges

  2022-01-17 (or before) in Civil Service & Public Sector News | Global Government Forum

President of November's COP26 climate conference has urged leaders to be transparent on delivery of climate commitments made at the summit.

  Tagged under: COP26


Here’s how to repay developing nations for colonialism – and fight the climate crisis | Michael Franczak and Olúfẹ́mi O Táíwò

  2022-01-14 in The Guardian

The IMF allots voting rights and emergency funds according to an outdated and unfair quota system established in 1944, before most colonies were free. Let’s change it

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Colonialism | Finance


Kwasi Kwarteng courted oil bosses after Cop26 | Business | The Times

  2022-01-04 (or before) by in The Times & The Sunday Times

The energy secretary met oil industry bosses for a private dinner days after the Cop26 climate summit to encourage them to keep drilling in the North Sea.Kw

  Tagged under: COP26


COP 26: The teenagers suing 33 countries

  2021-12-31 (or before) in YouTube

The deal struck at last month's COP26 climate summit in Glasgow -- involved global leaders promising to reduce carbon emissions -- and use less coal. But the...

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal


The teenagers suing 33 countries

  2021-12-30 (or before) in The BBC

To ensure the promises of COP26 are kept, young campaigners are putting their faith in the courts.

  Tagged under: COP26


Climate change: Storm clouds gather after COP26 - BBC News

  2021-12-29 (or before) in The BBC

Is the progress made in Glasgow in jeopardy from a rising tide of challenges in the year ahead?

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


The Guardian view on climate activism: between obedience and resistance | Editorial

  2021-12-29 in The Guardian

Editorial: Non-violent civil disobedience remains a vital tool for protest, but its form is shifting

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | Greta Thunberg | Activism | COP26 | Greenpeace


Alok Sharma: Cop26 must not become ‘bunch of meaningless promises’

  2021-12-29 in The Guardian

Climate summit president makes clear UK net zero agenda is responsibility of all government colleagues

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


Britons think politicians’ hypocrisy will hamper tackling climate crisis

  2021-12-28 in The Guardian

Net Zero Diaries focus group finds people sceptical about whether Cop26 commitments will stick

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


Plan on table to halt new coal-fired power plants

  2021-12-25 (or before) in Business News Today: Read Latest Business news, India Business News Live, Share Market & Economy News | The Economic Times

At the UN climate change summit COP26 in Glasgow last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India's aim to achieve net-zero emissions by 2070 and also pledged to attain 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.

  Tagged under: India | COP26 | Coal | Climate Change | Net Zero | Electricity


Tales from the Carbon Cult in Glasgow - Competitive Enterprise Institute

  2021-12-22 (or before) in Competitive Enterprise Institute - Competitive Enterprise Institute

CEI’s visiting investigative writer, Kevin D. Williamson, shares tales from COP26Myths of the 21st Century There is a whiff of incense in the air, sweet and heavy as tree sap. The theme is “Spiritual and Religious Perspectives on the Climate Emergency,” and Calder Tsuyuki-Tomlinson is conducting a tea ceremony — “sitting with the future, sipping the present” — and […]

  Tagged under: COP26


Ravaged by fire: The victims of Turkey’s fire season

  2021-12-22 (or before) in Environmental Justice Foundation

We must remember the stories of those already devastated by the climate crisis. COP26 may be over but the impacts of climate breakdown have only just begun

  Tagged under: COP26


The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Wang Yi and Prof Wang Zhongying - Carbon Brief

  2021-12-10 in Carbon Brief

At COP26, Carbon Brief’s Hongqiao Liu interviewed two of the Chinese government’s senior advisors on climate change, Prof Wang Yi and Prof Wang Zhongying.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


COP a load of this nonsense

  2021-12-05 (or before) in The Ecologist

Watch Jonathan Pie's exclusive inside investigation of COP26 now only with The Ecologist.

  Tagged under: COP26


COP26 – so was that it? - Dieter Helm

  2021-12-05 (or before) in Dieter Helm

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


COP26: UK 'nowhere near' meeting targets agreed at Glasgow climate summit - BBC News

  2021-12-02 (or before) in The BBC

Ministers are told they must agree tougher policies to get the UK on track to meet goals set at COP26.

  Tagged under: COP26


Newspapers Accepted Money to Publish Positive Environmental Stories About Saudi Arabia Around COP26 Climate Change Summit – Byline Times

  2021-11-29 (or before) in Byline Times

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Saudi Arabia


Post-COP26 Snapshot | Net Zero Tracker

  2021-11-28 (or before) in Net Zero Tracker

We analyse the quantity and quality of net zero targets across all nations, the 2000 largest publicly-traded companies, and many of the worlds's biggest regions and cities.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero


"Sun-to-Liquids" Solar Fuels R&D Wins Recognition at Cop26 - SolarPACES

  2021-11-24 in SolarPACES - International CSP research

The Sun-to-Liquids project has been developed by a consortium integrated by the leading European solar research laboratories and CSP industry leaders: ETH Zurich, DLR, Bauhaus Luftfahrt, IMDEA Energy, HyGear Technology & Services B.V and Abengoa. The aim is to produce renewable transportation fuels from water and CO2 with solar energy: The first synthesis of solar […]

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | COP26 | Solar Energy


COP26: Why climate change tipping points that could lead to runaway global warming keep me awake at night – Professor Tim Lenton | The Scotsman

  2021-11-23 (or before) in The Scotsman

As a climate scientist, I am increasingly asked: How do you sleep at night?

  Tagged under: Tipping Points | COP26 | Climate Change


During COP26, Facebook served ads with climate falsehoods, skepticism | Reuters

  2021-11-19 (or before) in Reuters

  Tagged under: COP26


The solution space discussed at COP26 is unrealisable: comparing supply and demand for the three zero-emissions resources – UK FIRES

  2021-11-18 (or before) in UK FIRES

  Tagged under: COP26


COP26: The truth behind the new climate change denial - BBC News

  2021-11-18 (or before) in The BBC

The climate claims that went viral – and what you need to know about them.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Op-Ed: The failure at Glasgow and what needs to happen next

  2021-11-16 in Los Angeles Times

Allowing global leaders to feel that what happened in Glasgow was acceptable would be a disastrous mistake.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels


Australian deputy PM mocks Alok Sharma’s emotional reaction at Cop26

  2021-11-15 in The Guardian

Barnaby Joyce takes a swipe at chair of the climate summit for trying to ‘shut down industries in other people’s countries’

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal


Least developed countries Group react to COP26

  2021-11-15 (or before) in LDC Climate Change

Glasgow, Scotland - As COP26 drew to a close last night, the LDC Group, representing 46 of the poorest countries most vulnerable to climate change while contributing the least, reflected on the outcomes. Following the closing plenary, Mr Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair of the LDC Group, said “We have come

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


This 26-year-old spoke at COP26. Here’s the crucial piece she thinks world leaders are missing.

  2021-11-15 (or before) by in The Lily

Elizabeth Wathuti, of Kenya, said she no longer has hope — instead, she’s turned to love.

  Tagged under: COP26


Under Fire From Activists, Edelman Unveils Climate Strategy

  2021-11-15 (or before) in adweek.com

PR firm will undergo a 60-day review of its client roster, among other changes.

  Tagged under: Activism | COP26 | Climate Change


After the failure of Cop26, there is only one last hope for our survival | George Monbiot

  2021-11-14 in The Guardian

By mobilising just 25% of people, we can flip social attitudes towards the climate, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

  Tagged under: COP26


The most important moment since the Paris Agreement

  2021-11-14 (or before) in orsted.com

COP26 in Glasgow promises to be one of the most consequential climate events since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015.

  Tagged under: COP26


Fossil Fuels in the COP Decision Text: Why the U.S., not India, is the problem - ActionAid USA News

  2021-11-14 (or before) in ActionAid USA

The United States government is poised to get what it wanted out of COP26: namely, no new obligations on climate finance or loss & damage, two of the

  Tagged under: USA | COP26 | Fossil Fuels | Finance


A short conversation about what governments must do to tackle climate change | Dangerous Globe

  2021-11-13 (or before) in Dangerous Globe | Independent News

We all want common sense and truth and intelligence on our side. But in the spotlight of common sense and truth and intelligence there’s no real basis for

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


What is ‘loss and damage’ and why is it critical for success at Cop26?

  2021-11-13 in The Guardian

Bitterly fought-over issue of compensation for poor countries could make or break ambitious climate deal

  Tagged under: COP26


Powering Down Coal — COP26’s Impact on the Global Coal Power Fleet – Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air

  2021-11-12 in Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air

The commitments to “no new coal”, ending fossil fuel financing, coal phase outs and carbon neutrality targets announced in the run-up to and at the UN climate summit in Glasgow are going to have an unprecedented impact on global coal power industry, the world’s largest CO2 emitting sector, according to new CREA analysis. Key findings: […]

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal


EU Commission slammed for backing gas projects during COP26 - Friends of the Earth Europe

  2021-11-11 (or before) in Friends of the Earth Europe

EU Commission slammed for backing 30 gas projects worth €13 billion during COP26

  Tagged under: COP26


Analysis: Do COP26 promises keep global warming below 2C? - Carbon Brief

  2021-11-10 by in Carbon Brief

COP26 negotiations have seen a flurry of new reports on what existing and new promises and pledges mean for the climate.

  Tagged under: The Paris Agreement | Net Zero | Climate Change Mitigation | COP26


COP26 Presented Forests as a Climate Solution, But May Not Be Able to Keep Them Standing - Inside Climate News

  2021-11-09 in Inside Climate News

The first week of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, saw a global pledge to cut emissions of the climate super-pollutant methane, more than 40 countries promise to phase out coal and 20 agree to stop public funding for some fossil fuel projects.  But to stop global warming soon, the world needs to remove […]

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal | Climate Change | Methane | Trees


Cop26: world on track for disastrous heating of more than 2.4C, says key report

  2021-11-09 in The Guardian

Research from world’s top climate analysis coalition contrasts sharply with last week’s optimism

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal


COP26 – Fusion: abundant, safe and sustainable energy for the future - Fusion for Energy

  2021-11-08 in fusionforenergy.europa.eu

Official publication highlights the long-term potential of fusion in the zero-carbon economy

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | COP26 | Nuclear Fusion


Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds

  2021-11-07 in The Guardian

Exclusive: poll of 10 countries including US, UK, France and Germany finds people prioritising measures that are already habits

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | France


‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us

  2021-11-06 in The Guardian

Exceptional new findings show the huge potential of salt marshes for sucking up carbon. But is it too late for blue carbon to save the world?

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Trees


Former COP26 President Brings Shell, BP, Equinor Reps Into Climate Conference

  2021-11-05 by in DeSmog

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — The former president of the COP26 climate talks has brought a delegation including four oil companies and tobacco giant Philip Morris to the summit currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. Former UK energy and climate minister Claire O’Neill’s World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is running a series of events at […]

  Tagged under: BP | Shell | COP26


Wolfgang Knorr: If you still want 1.5 - think twice and think deeply - Brave New Europe

  2021-11-05 in Brave New Europe

With the world’s eyes currently glued on COP26, it’s time to take a fresh look at how we handle global, protracted crises Wolfgang Knorr is a Senior Research Scientist for Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science [...]

  Tagged under: COP26


COP26: Deal to end public funding for unabated fossil fuels by 2022

  2021-11-04 in DRILL OR DROP? - Independent journalism on UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and the reactions to it

More than 20 countries and institutions have committed to ending international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal | Fossil Fuels | Finance


Just Two Countries Mention Need to Cut Fossil Fuel Production at COP26 ‘Greenwashing’ Stands

  2021-11-04 by in DeSmog

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Only two of the 35 stalls lauding countries’ green credentials at the COP26 UN climate summit mention the need to cut fossil fuel production — the chief cause of the carbon emissions driving climate change.  The summit’s official “blue zone” includes large corporate-style pavilions run by some of the world’s leading producers […]

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Climate depression is real. And it is spreading fast among our youth | Peter Kalmus

  2021-11-04 in The Guardian

This is a crisis that cannot be solved by ‘positive messaging’. The only thing that will help is action from world leaders

  Tagged under: COP26 | Health


Secretive court system poses threat to Paris climate deal, says whistleblower

  2021-11-03 in The Guardian

Treaty allows energy corporations to sue governments for billions over policies that could hurt their profits

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


How ExxonMobil Captured COP26 – Byline Times

  2021-11-03 (or before) in Byline Times

  Tagged under: COP26 | Exxon


World leaders announce plan to make green tech cheaper than alternatives

  2021-11-02 in The Guardian

UK, US and China among countries representing two-thirds of global economy to agree to push green energy and cars

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Fossil Fuels | Cars


Justin Welby apologises for likening climate threat to Nazis

  2021-11-01 in The Guardian

Archbishop of Canterbury said inaction would cause ‘genocide on infinitely greater scale’ than Holocaust

  Tagged under: COP26 | Religion


After 30 years of Cop, our ex-environment editor is now optimistic

  2021-11-01 in The Guardian

The global hunger for change – evident as early as the Rio Earth summit in 1992 – is now insatiable

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


We’re in uncharted territory for the world’s climate, UN says

  2021-10-31 in The Guardian

Report sets out heatwaves, wildfires, droughts and floods that have wreaked havoc this year

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Heatwaves | Drought | COP26


Siberia’s stark warning to Scotland for Cop26: climate change in the planet’s last great wilderness

  2021-10-31 (or before) in Siberian Times - all about Siberia, in English

Eight phenomena highlight how our world is altering right here, right now, an ecological ticking time bomb.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Russia


Prof Peter Stott: ‘Denialists question the cost of climate action … doing nothing costs far more’

  2021-10-30 in The Guardian

The veteran climate researcher, a Nobel peace prize winner, on the urgency of the UN climate conference in Glasgow

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


COP26 Glasgow summit: How billionaire Bill Gates’ book on climate change convinced Scott Morrison on net zero

  2021-10-30 (or before) by in Australian Breaking News Headlines & World News Online | SMH.com.au

Scott Morrison underlined sections of Bill Gates’ book on how to beat climate change as he prepared to shift his government towards a net zero emissions target.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Net Zero


Pope urges 'radical' climate response in exclusive BBC message - BBC News

  2021-10-29 (or before) in The BBC

In an exclusive message recorded for the BBC, Pope Francis addresses world leaders ahead of COP26.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Pope Francis


COP26: A short conversation about why we should be scared - Critical Mass

  2021-10-29 in Critical Mass

While the politicians blah blah blah about climate change the rest of us should be very scared indeed.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Australia’s 2050 net zero emissions plan relies on ‘gross manipulation’ of data, experts say

  2021-10-29 in The Guardian

Estimates for carbon dioxide storage in trees and soil go far beyond upper bounds of what peer-reviewed science suggests is possible

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Trees


Q&A: A Republican Congressman Hopes to Spread a New GOP Engagement on Climate from Washington, D.C. to Glasgow - Inside Climate News

  2021-10-29 in Inside Climate News

The founder of a new Conservative Climate Caucus is part of a Republican delegation headed to the international climate talks in Glasgow next week. Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) said his party should have a seat at the table when climate change is being discussed at home and abroad. Republicans, including those in the new caucus, […]

  Tagged under: US Politics | COP26 | Climate Change


China's new climate plan promises to peak CO2 emissions before 2030

  2021-10-29 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: China | COP26 | Climate Change


Working at the World Bank, I can see how it is failing humanity on the climate crisis | Jake Hess

  2021-10-28 in The Guardian

Scandals and backdoor support for fossil fuels blight an organisation that ought to be taking the lead at Cop26, says World Bank researcher Jake Hess

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels


COP26 news live: Emotional Alok Sharma 'deeply sorry' – as Glasgow pact receives mixed reactions

  2021-10-28 (or before) in Sky News

Latest COP26 news as: 200 countries reach agreement after 15 days of talks; COP president "deeply sorry" as India's request leads to watered down language on coal.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal


Net zero is not enough – we need to build a nature-positive future | Frans Timmermans, Achim Steiner and Sandrine Dixson-Declève

  2021-10-28 in The Guardian

To successfully emerge from Covid into a fairer, greener future we need to recognise nature as an essential piece of the puzzle

  Tagged under: COP26 | Wildlife | Net Zero


China’s new climate plan falls short of Cop26 global heating goal, experts say

  2021-10-28 in The Guardian

World’s biggest carbon emitter makes little advance on targets set out in 2015 in announcement days before vital UN talks

  Tagged under: China | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


A message for Cop26 – from deep within the Amazon rainforest | The Independent

  2021-10-28 (or before) in The Independent

In the run up to Glasgow summit, Nemonte Nenquimo – the female leader of the indigenous Waorani people – demands we respect Mother Nature, writes Donnachadh McCarthy

  Tagged under: COP26 | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Climate Change


The dirty dozen: meet America’s top climate villains

  2021-10-27 in The Guardian

Few are household names, yet these 12 enablers and profiteers have an unimaginable sway over the fate of humanity

  Tagged under: COP26


Why the COP26 climate summit won’t save the planet

  2021-10-27 in Politico

Efforts to stop warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius may already have slipped away.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Joe Biden | COP26 | Coal | Climate Change | Indonesia


Young climate activists have far more power than they realise

  2021-10-26 by in The Conversation

Regardless of the outcomes of COP26, imaginations have already revolted.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Activism


COP26: Nicola Sturgeon says continued oil and gas extraction is ‘wrong’

  2021-10-25 (or before) in The Scotsman

Continued unlimited oil and gas extraction is “wrong”, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said ahead of climate change conference COP26, as she warned the summit is the “possibly last opportunity” to avert global climate catastrophe.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Rich countries break ‘totemic’ $100B annual climate pledge

  2021-10-25 in Politico

That undermines a bargain where developing countries were to cut emissions in return for climate finance.

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | COP26 | Africa | Climate Change | Finance


Climate crisis: economists ‘grossly undervalue young lives’, warns Stern

  2021-10-25 in The Guardian

Economists have failed to take account of ‘immense risks and potential loss of life’, says author of landmark review

  Tagged under: COP26 | Economics


Cop26: ‘World conflict and chaos’ could be the result of a summit failure

  2021-10-24 in The Guardian

Top climate official issues strong warning on effect of unchecked greenhouse gases ahead of summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Conflict


Glasgow’s COP26 is crunch time to save the world from disaster

  2021-10-24 (or before) in openDemocracy

Looking back on 30 years of climate conferences, Geoffrey Lean recalls the many missed opportunities for change that led us to this boiling point

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


COP26: Why The UN Climate Conference Matters Like Never Before

  2021-10-23 (or before) by in Forbes

Delegates from almost every nation are gathering in Scotland for a critical UN climate summit. David Vetter speaks to four of the world's top climate experts to find out what needs to get done at COP26.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


New evidence of UK methane pollution uncovered ahead of COP26

  2021-10-23 in Clean Air Task Force - Catalyzing solutions to meet the climate challenge

New evidence of UK methane pollution has been uncovered by Clean Air Task Force during fieldwork undertaken in October 2021.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Methane


New trade deals ‘are unfair on farmers and won’t help emissions’

  2021-10-23 in The Guardian

Chair of the UK’s Climate Change Committee condemns New Zealand and Australia agreements as unworkable

  Tagged under: Farming | COP26 | Climate Change


The broken financial system & economy created the crisis in our climate & our living standards – Rebecca Long Bailey exclusive on the autumn #budget & #cop26 - Labour Outlook

  2021-10-22 in Labour Outlook

“As a movement we need to be clear that now is absolutely not the time for tinkering around the edges – we need a game changing, systemic rewrite.”

  Tagged under: COP26


Environmentalist Jonathon Porritt’s big idea to slow global warming

  2021-10-22 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


There are no real climate leaders yet – who will step up at Cop26? | Greta Thunberg

  2021-10-21 in The Guardian

Like other rich nations, the UK is more talk than action on the climate crisis. Something needs to change in Glasgow, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Language used to describe the climate becoming more urgent, study finds

  2021-10-21 in The Guardian

Oxford English Dictionary found between 2018 and 2020 use of ‘climate crisis’ increased nearly 20-fold

  Tagged under: COP26


Treasury leak reveals rift between Johnson and Sunak over costs of zero-carbon economy

  2021-10-16 in The Guardian

With weeks to go before the Cop26 climate summit, documents show PM being warned about the risks of damage to the UK from green investment

  Tagged under: COP26 | Rishi Sunak


Geopolitical rivalry may be last hope for climate success in Glasgow

  2021-10-15 in E3G - A safe climate for all

  Tagged under: COP26


The climate disaster is here – this is what the future looks like

  2021-10-14 (or before) in The Guardian

Earth is already becoming unlivable. Will governments act to stop this disaster from getting worse?

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Senior Tories 'peddling climate conspiracies' weeks before COP26

  2021-10-14 (or before) in The National | Scottish News

THE Scottish Greens have called on Boris Johnson to remove "dangerous Trumpian extremism" from his party if he is to have any credibility…

  Tagged under: COP26


UK climate chief warns Tories of cost of delaying net zero

  2021-10-12 in Politico

Alok Sharma had a message for those in his party who oppose the UK’s push for net zero.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Wind Power | Net Zero | Sustainability


Polar Zero: climate science-art collaboration - British Antarctic Survey

  2021-10-10 (or before) in British Antarctic Survey

The Polar Zero experience at Glasgow Science Centre is a fusion of science and art made for COP26 climate summit

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | COP26 | Nuclear Fusion | Antarctic


COP26 Polar Zero Exhibition - British Antarctic Survey

  2021-10-10 (or before) in British Antarctic Survey

This new immersive exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre injects an artistic and cultural dimension to the COP26 climate negotiations.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Antarctic


Polar Zero: visual arts take centre stage at COP26 - British Antarctic Survey

  2021-10-10 (or before) in British Antarctic Survey

Announcement of immersive science-art exhibition for Glasgow Science Centre during COP26

  Tagged under: COP26 | Antarctic


Fossil fuel industry gets subsidies of $11m a minute, IMF finds

  2021-10-06 in The Guardian

Trillions of dollars a year are ‘adding fuel to the fire’ of the climate crisis, experts say

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Young climate activists from across world urge UK and UN to act on killings of environmental defenders | The Independent

  2021-10-04 (or before) in The Independent

Exclusive: Activists urge Alok Sharma and Antonio Guterres to do more after a prominent environmentalist is shot dead in Kenya

  Tagged under: Activism | COP26 | Climate Change


Science Museum board member resigns over oil sponsorship

  2021-10-02 in Culture Unstained

Former Science Museum director and respected climate scientist quits Advisory Board over museum’s ‘willingness to accept oil and gas sponsorship’Move marks significant shift in position by Professor Rapley, who oversaw and defended a major Shell sponsorship deal while at the helm of the museum Resignation comes ahead of COP26 climate talks and intensifies pressure on museum…

  Tagged under: Shell | COP26


BBC unveils coverage plans for COP26 climate change conference

  2021-09-30 (or before) in The BBC

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Press Briefing | Countdown to COP26: What's at Stake? — Covering Climate Now

  2021-09-29 (or before) in Covering Climate Now

  This November’s United Nations climate summit in Glasgow—COP26 (the 26th Conference of the Parties)—is not just one more international meeting. It’s one of the most important diplomatic gatherings in history, for it will help decide the future of life on earth. Much of the conference will focus on delivering the goals set out in [...]Read More... from Press Briefing | Countdown to COP26: What’s at Stake?

  Tagged under: COP26


COP26: What was agreed at the Glasgow climate conference? - BBC News

  2021-09-28 (or before) in The BBC

A crucial climate change summit has been held in the UK which could change our lives.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


COP26: Australia PM undecided on attending crucial climate summit - BBC News

  2021-09-28 (or before) in The BBC

The coal-supporting nation has faced increasing pressure to commit to a net zero emissions target.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal | Net Zero


Extinction Rebellion UK position on COP26 - Extinction Rebellion UK

  2021-09-27 in Extinction Rebellion UK

PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER – NOT ‘WORLD LEADERS’ What an incredible few months it’s been. We rolled up our sleeves, put our bodies on the line, and made the Impossible Rebellion defy all expectations. We led with our hearts and danced on pink tables, making the climate and ecological emergency impossible to ignore. It was […]

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | COP26


Climate change: Whisper it cautiously... there's been progress in run up to COP26 - BBC News

  2021-09-25 (or before) in The BBC

Pledges made at the UN have lifted hopes for the Glasgow summit, but some major questions remain.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Why COP26 Will Fail to Protect Our Climate | by Brad Zarnett | Climate Conscious

  2021-09-25 (or before) in Medium

Agreements, promises, and targets, but no real change.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Alok Sharma: COP26 is for ordinary people, not just climate warriors

  2021-09-24 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Finance


Meeting Cop26 finance goals ‘going to be tough’, says Boris Johnson

  2021-09-20 in The Guardian

Prime minister estimates just 60% chance of securing $100bn in aid pledges before Glasgow conference

  Tagged under: COP26 | Finance


Environmentalists warn of close ties between oil and gas sector and UK’s North Sea regulator

  2021-09-17 in The Guardian

Members of Oil and Gas Authority hold shares in fossil fuel firms, raising conflict of interest concerns

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels | Activism | Greenpeace


Moving from Pain to Gain on Climate Solutions

  2021-09-16 in Cleantech News #1 In EV, Solar, Wind, Tesla News

In a new opinion piece by Sam Butler-Sloss and published by Carbon Tracker, the case is made for reframing the narrative around climate change action. To proposal is to move from pain to gain at COP26. First, the author asks, “How can we bring forward this great wave of innovation and wealth generation to avoid […]

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Most plans for new coal plants scrapped since Paris agreement

  2021-09-14 in The Guardian

Report by climate groups found more than three-quarters of projects were discarded after the deal was signed

  Tagged under: COP26 | Coal | Fossil Fuels


UK planning last-ditch China climate talks to break impasse before Cop26

  2021-09-10 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Crunch meeting of world leaders tabled for this month, with Xi key to success of climate summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Coal


Cumbria coal mine: Local Tory MP drops support for controversial project ahead of Cop26 | The Independent

  2021-09-07 (or before) in The Independent

Exclusive: Dr Neil Hudson calls on government to heed scientists’ warnings, and instead invest in clean renewable technologies

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | COP26 | Coal | Climate Change


Climate groups call for COP26 summit delay over vaccines, costs

  2021-09-07 (or before) by in News Thomson Reuters Foundation News

UK announces it will pay for hotel quarantine and says it is working 'tirelessly' to vaccine delegates and ensure inclusive climate talks - but activists say that aim is now impossible

  Tagged under: Activism | COP26


Christian leaders unite to issue stark warning over climate crisis

  2021-09-07 in The Guardian

Archbishop of Canterbury, pope and leader of Orthodox church ask for people’s prayers ahead of Cop26

  Tagged under: COP26 | Religion | Pope Francis


Over 200 health journals unite in calling for urgent action on climate change | Evening Standard

  2021-09-06 (or before) by in London Evening Standard

The BMJ said it is the first time so many journals have come together to make the same statement.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Health


Government preps autumn green bond and pension push, but tensions over net zero plans remain

  2021-09-06 in Business Green

Debate over how to fund raft of net zero programmes looks set to dominate the coming months

  Tagged under: COP26 | Rishi Sunak | Net Zero | Finance


Call for emergency action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity, and protect health

  2021-09-06 (or before) in The BMJ: British Medical Journal

Wealthy nations must do much more, much faster The UN General Assembly in September 2021 will bring countries together at a critical time for marshalling collective action to tackle the global environmental crisis. They will meet again at the biodiversity summit in Kunming, China, and the climate conference (COP26) in Glasgow, UK. Ahead of these pivotal meetings, we—the editors of health journals worldwide—call for urgent action to keep average global temperature increases below 1.5°C, halt the destruction of nature, and protect health. Health is already being harmed by global temperature increases and the des...

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Health | Women and Children


Revealed: how Tory politicians fought plans to tackle air pollution

  2021-09-04 in The Guardian

Guardian investigation finds 17 MPs, candidates or associations took out 50 ads criticising a clean air zone

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


‘Use your £11bn climate fund to pay for family planning,’ UK told

  2021-08-26 in The Guardian

More than 60 NGOs call for spending rule change, saying people on frontline of climate crisis want greater access to reproductive healthcare

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Health | Women and Children | Finance


UK spending far more on polluting policies than green ones, says WWF

  2021-08-12 in The Guardian

Just £145m of budget went on environment with £40bn spent on emissions-increasing measures, says charity

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Rishi Sunak


Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn

  2021-08-06 in The Guardian

Exclusive: IPCC says gas, produced by farming, shale gas and oil extraction, playing ever-greater role in overheating planet

  Tagged under: Farming | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | IPCC | Climate Change


The Briefing Room - COP26: Floods, Fire, and the Future - BBC Sounds

  2021-07-22 (or before) in The BBC

Can COP26 help tackle climate change and save us from droughts, wildfires and floods?

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Drought | COP26 | Climate Change


Developing nations demand climate funding before COP26 - France 24

  2021-07-14 in France 24

Developing nations demand climate funding before COP26

  Tagged under: COP26


Boris Johnson, your climate change scorecard is ready

  2021-06-03 in Greenpeace

How is the government REALLY doing on climate change?

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Greenpeace


'A pathway to a brighter future': IEA unveils landmark net zero global energy roadmap

  2021-05-18 in Business Green

Delivering net zero energy is achievable but 'perhaps the greatest challenge humankind has ever faced', says IEA

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero | Finance


Third of global food production at risk from climate crisis

  2021-05-14 in The Guardian

Food-growing areas will see drastic changes to rainfall and temperatures if global heating continues at current rate

  Tagged under: Farming | Extreme Rainfall | Drought | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Africa | Food Production and Consumption


How to spot the difference between a real climate policy and greenwashing guff | Damian Carrington

  2021-05-06 in The Guardian

Unless actions by governments and corporations cut emissions here and now, a dose of scepticism is in order, says Guardian environment editor Damian Carrington

  Tagged under: COP26 | Fossil Fuels


In defence of net zero

  2021-04-30 in Business Green

Concerns about the efficacy of net zero targets are justified, but could condemnation of the concept from Greta Thunberg and others inadvertently serve to undermine efforts to decarbonise?

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | COP26 | Net Zero


Climate emergency: The new science showing it’s make-or-break time

  2021-04-21 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Boris Johnson told to get grip of UK climate strategy before Cop26

  2021-04-12 in The Guardian

‘Worrisome’ policy decisions could undermine UK leadership and the talks themselves, say senior climate experts

  Tagged under: COP26 | Finance


UK criticised for ignoring Paris climate goals in infrastructure decisions

  2021-03-30 in The Guardian

Exclusive: scientists write to ministers and supreme court over recent ruling in Heathrow case

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Major UK pension funds worth nearly £900bn commit to net zero

  2021-03-10 in The Guardian

Church of England, Lloyds and the National Grid among those pledging to meet 2050 target

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Electricity Grid


Liebreich: Climate and Finance – Lessons from a Time Machine | BloombergNEF

  2021-03-03 in BloombergNEF

The global economy’s pivot to low carbon is gathering momentum. By the time of COP26 in Glasgow in November this year, countries responsible for 78% of global GDP will have pledged net-zero emissions by 2050 or, in the case of China and Brazil, 2060.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Net Zero | Economic Growth | Finance


The climate crisis can't be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Simon Lewis

  2021-03-03 in The Guardian

Disaster looms if big finance is allowed to game the carbon offsetting markets to achieve ‘net zero’ emissions, says climate scientist and writer Simon Lewis

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero | Finance


A third of top UK firms' CO2 emissions not in line with global climate goals

  2021-03-01 in The Guardian

Analysis shows emissions from 31 FTSE 100 companies are well above what’s needed to hit Paris targets

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Climate crisis hitting 'worst case scenarios', warns Environment Agency

  2021-02-23 in The Guardian

Sir James Bevan says extreme flooding in UK indicates urgent need for change if humanity is to survive

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | COP26 | Climate Change


Call to tax international flights to raise climate funds for poor countries

  2021-02-18 in The Guardian

Six experts say failure to reform climate finance risks undermining trust in Paris agreement

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Finance


Where failure is not an option: four tests for the Glasgow climate summit

  2021-02-10 in Inside track - Green Alliance's blog on environmental policy and politics

This is an important year for the climate, culminating in the UN COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. The task for this conference is to close the emissions gap to arrest global warming; build the worl…

  Tagged under: COP26


Rich countries must update financial vows to tackle climate crisis, says UN

  2021-02-04 in The Guardian

Patricia Espinosa says fulfilling $100bn-a-year promise must be top priority to support developing world

  Tagged under: COP26 | Finance


Helping poorest tackle climate crisis will boost global growth, says IMF head

  2021-01-25 in The Guardian

Kristalina Georgieva says investing to create resilient economies is a ‘win-win-win-win’ scenario

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Economics | Economic Growth


Get Involved - UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC – Glasgow 2021

  2021-01-02 (or before) in UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC Glasgow 2021

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference will take place in November 2021, at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Sustainability


UN secretary general urges all countries to declare climate emergencies

  2020-12-12 in The Guardian

António Guterres tells Climate Ambition Summit more must be done to hit net zero emissions

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Investor group makes net-zero carbon pledge to tackle climate crisis

  2020-12-11 in The Guardian

Managers commit to investing only in companies with net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Young Climate Leaders Conclude Mock COP26 With Calls for Green Recovery, Recognition of Ecocide - EcoWatch

  2020-12-02 in EcoWatch - For a Healthier Planet and Life

The youth-led Mock COP26 virtual conference concluded with a treaty they hope world leaders will sign ahead of the official COP26 in November 2021. ​Mock COP26 participants presented the 18-point treaty, which includes calls for climate education at all levels, a legally recognized crime of ecocide and a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

  Tagged under: COP26


Reaching UK net zero target cheaper than we thought, says climate adviser

  2020-11-12 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Chris Stark says cost is surprisingly low but criticises government for absence of a plan

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action

  2020-11-11 in The Guardian

Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction

  Tagged under: COP26


Consultancy firm who advise fossil fuel industry hired to consult on UN’s COP26

  2020-10-24 in Channel 4

Senior civil servants involved in organising the event have told Channel 4 News that they are concerned about a possible conflict of interest at its heart.

  Tagged under: COP26


Mark Carney says banks should link executive pay to Paris climate goals

  2020-10-13 in The Guardian

Ex-Bank of England boss tells UN summit that boardroom pay link can help meet climate targets faster

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Finance


World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

  2020-09-20 in The Guardian

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC – Glasgow 2021

  2020-06-20 (or before) in UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC Glasgow 2021

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference will take place in November 2021, at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Sustainability


Covid-19 relief for fossil fuel industries risks green recovery plans

  2020-06-06 in The Guardian

Over $500bn is going to high-carbon industries undermining goals of Cop26 climate talks

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenpeace


UN climate negotiations delayed but climate action must continue

  2020-05-29 (or before) in LDC Climate Change

Thimphu, Bhutan – “A delayed COP must not delay climate action”, emphasises the Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), representing more than 1 billion people living in some of the most vulnerable countries bearing the brunt of climate change. Today the COP Bureau announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, COP26 – the annual UN

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Johnson urged to set out firm plans for UK's net-zero carbon target

  2020-02-06 in The Guardian

Campaigners call on PM to ‘show UK is ready to do what it takes’ before COP 26 summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Nigel Topping appointed UK High Level Climate Action Champion | UNFCCC

  2020-01-24 (or before) in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Joint announcement by the incoming UK Presidency of COP26 and UN Climate Change 23 January 2020 - Nigel Topping has today been appointed by the UK Gove...

  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change


Nigel Topping appointed UK High Level Climate Action Champion - UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC – Glasgow 2021

  2020-01-23 by in UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) at the SEC Glasgow 2021

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  Tagged under: COP26 | Climate Change | Sustainability


Why is the Paris climate agreement important for COP26? - BBC News

  2019-10-24 (or before) in The BBC

Nations are under pressure to improve on environmental commitments made six years ago in Paris.

  Tagged under: United Nations | Climate Change | The Paris Agreement | COP26


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