COP26 Climate Pledges: What Scientists Think So Far
Nations have promised to end deforestation, curb methane emissions and stop public investment in coal power. Researchers warn that the real work of COP26 is yet to come
Chasm opens between COP26 words and climate action   
COP26's first week saw keynote pledges to end deforestation, phase out coal, and mobilise trillions for green investment. But observers say there is a gulf between host Britain's proclamations and the emissions cuts that must be achieved. Mohamed Adow, director of the Nairobi-based climate think...
Chasm opens between COP26 words and climate action
COP26's first week saw keynote pledges to end deforestation, phase out coal, and mobilize trillions for green investment. But observers say there is a gulf between host Britain's proclamations and the emissions cuts that must be achieved. Mohamed Adow, director of the Nairobi-based climate think tank Power Shift Africa, told…
Chasm opens between COP26 words and climate action
COP26 observers say there is a gulf between host Britain's proclamations and the emissions cuts that must be achieved.
One week down, one to go: what exactly has been done so far at COP26?
Greta Thunberg said on Friday: “It is not a secret that COP26 is a failure.” Is she right?
MEPs: too many climate pledges not enough plans at COP26
MEPs say concrete plans at Glasgow's COP26 climate summit are still lacking, as the clock ticks. And according to new research, bad data may be underreporting carbon emissions.
BASIC countries raise concern over climate finance at COP26
BASIC countries raise concern over climate finance at COP26
Will COP26 deliver a meaningful deal on climate change?
Entering the climate summit in Glasgow, you feel entirely disconnected from the city which is hosting it.
Chasm opens between COP26 words, actions
The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference’s (COP26) first week saw keynote pledges to end deforestation, phase out coal, and mobilise trillions for green investment. But observers say there is a gulf between host Britain’s proclamations and the emissions cuts that must be achieved.
COP26 in Glasgow gets off to a chaotic start
Success or failure depends on more than the host, and will be clear only in hindsight
COP26 summit: Focus turns to climate finance after a flurry of pledges
Britain, which is hosting the COP26 meeting, will again try to set the pace, announcing 290 million pounds ($391 million) in new funding, including support for countries in the Asia Pacific to deal with the impact of global warming.
Sticking points on finance and emissions as ministers take on Cop26 negotiations
Vulnerable nations want more cash to help them adapt to extreme weather and greater ambition from developed counterparts to cut greenhouse gasses.
COP26: Climate crisis should have same urgency Covid-19 vaccination - Samoa
Samoa's PM tells COP26 to act with the same urgency as applied for the Covid-19 vaccination
Protestors Expose the Stark Reality of Climate Progress at COP26
By Akshat Rathi
Protestors expose the stark reality of climate progress at COP26
'Keeping 1.5 alive' has been an unofficial motto of this year’s climate talks.
Nature and climate protection pledges pile up at COP26, amid ghosts of past failures
Agriculture, deforestation and other changes in land use account for about a quarter of humanity’s planet-heating greenhouse gas emissions.
Cop26: Eamon Ryan calls for ‘rulebook’ on emissions commitments
Green Party leader heading Irish delegation on second week of climate conference
COP26: UK asks world leaders to recognise urgent need for action
Recognising the “urgency of action” needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees is on the UK COP26 presidency’s wish list for the crucial climate summit – but the list doesn't include any detail on when countries need to demonstrate that urgency
Dead or alive? COP26 climate talks strive to save 1.5 C warming goal.
Some nations, especially island states at risk of being swamped by rising seas, say reaching 1.5 C — in any year — would be the death knell of the iconic goal.
Dead or alive? COP26 climate talks strive to save 1.5C warming goal
An overarching goal for the COP26 UN summit of “keeping alive” a 1.5-degree Celsius limit on global warming is in jeopardy, with deep splits about what would signal its demise.
At CoP26, China’s cop-out on Xi’s ‘driver’s seat’ ambition
At the ongoing CoP26 at Glasgow to discuss reduction in carbon emissions, much attention is on China as the largest polluter in the world since the last decade and a half. However, China’s
COP26: African activists seek actions, not words from global leaders
Following the evidence of vulnerabilities from the continent, the young African voices on climate change urged world leaders...
COP26: Dozens of nations pledge to safeguard nature amid past failures
Dozens of nations pledged on Saturday to do more to protect nature and overhaul farming at the COP26 U.N. climate talks, amid misgivings about past failures. 
China lost global leadership claims at COP26, says ex-Maldives president
‘They’ve ignored the planet,’ said Mohamed Nasheed.
Business leaders optimistic COP26 visions will become reality By Reuters
Business leaders optimistic COP26 visions will become reality
New promises at Glasgow climate talks
As COP26 begins its second week of meetings, here are the pledges made so far.
Countries divided as climate talks enter final week
After a week of headline announcements from host Britain on ending deforestation and phasing out coal, experts say the underlying COP26 negotiations have barely progressed.
Lack of finance may jeopardise climate pledges: BASIC nations
They say climate finance remains the responsibility of developed countries
Obama Says Not Enough Progress on Climate
Climate-action activists say COP26 climate talks agreements are insufficient
Call for climate protection for smallholders that produce one third of global food
UK boosts commitment to curtail agricultural emissions and reduce climate-induced loss and damage
China’s deafening silence speaks loudest at global climate talks
Some China climate watchers suggested that the nation’s leaders are more concerned with implementing measures at home than winning praise at COP26.
Climate Change Performance Index: Scandinavians top of the class
Climate protection in some countries is improving. But the world's 61 biggest emitters are failing to take action needed to stick to 1.5 degrees Celsius warming, according to the latest Climate Change Performance Index.
Good COP, bad COP: UN climate meet praised and panned
The COP26 climate talks resuming Monday have so far unfolded on parallel planes, with high-level announcements stage-managed by host country Britain during week one riding roughshod over a laborious UN ...
Good COP, bad COP: U.N. climate meet praised and panned
The COP26 climate talks resuming Monday have so far unfolded on parallel planes, with high-level announcements stage-managed by host country Britain during week one riding roughshod over a laborious U.N. process built on consensus among nearly 200 countries. A dizzying blitz of pledges to curb methane emissions, phase out coal-fired…
How wars contribute to global warming
COP26 needs to bring the world’s attention to climate change-induced military challenges
Momentum growing for Glasgow efforts to keep warming to 1.5C, coalition says
‘High Ambition Coalition’ wants countries to submit more ambitious emissions cutting plans in the next year.
Glasgow Not Last Chance, but Door to Opportunities
Climate Summit (COP26) enters its second week with global consensus on one matter: that climate is already changing at a dangerous pace due to human activities. If some consider this an already established given, it is worth remembering that it wasn’
COP26: Climate crisis should have same urgency as Covid-19 vaccination - Samoa
Samoa's PM tells COP26 to act with the same urgency as applied for the Covid-19 vaccination
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