Alok Sharma: ‘COP26 must consign coal to history’

The COP26 President said the government is planning for an in-person summit but was keen to highlight the safety of delegates and the local community ‘will be paramount’

Industry responds to PM’s new 78% emissions reduction target by 2035

Boris Johnson has just set the climate bar higher – but what does industry think?

Brits feel ‘left out of the loop on climate change’

A new study by National Grid has linked the British public’s pessimism towards a greener future to the lack of knowledge about the positive steps that have been taken to protect the environment

The 1.5°C climate target ‘could be unreachable if COP26 fails’

A new report from the Foreign Affairs Committee hails COP26 as a key moment in the world’s response to climate change

India’s Energy Minister brands net zero targets ‘pie in the sky’

That’s the suggestion from India’s Minister of Power who said developed countries are responsible for ‘much higher per capita emissions’

IEA hosts COP26 Net Zero Summit

Global decisionmakers say there is a critical need for international collaboration and policy implementation to accelerate progress towards net zero in the run-up to COP26

COP26: Dettol maker Reckitt announced as Principal Partner for climate summit

Reckitt has already committed to science-based targets to meet the Paris climate agreement by 2030, aims to power all its operations with 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2040

Government announces landmark ban on funding of fossil fuel projects overseas

A new ‘North Sea Transition Deal’ will see policymakers and industry invest up to £16 billion in renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture usage and storage by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions

Sky launches ‘first climate change-focused primetime news show’

‘The Daily Climate Show’ will follow journalists across the globe as they investigate how climate change is affecting the world and its inhabitant’s livelihoods

COP26 – ‘Government needs to have clearer ambitions and ways to measure success’

A new report from the BEIS Committee has called for more clarity from the UK government to ensure the climate summit can be a success