By Daniel Parsons and Martin Taylor (*) – The Glasgow Climate Pact urges countries to “accelerate efforts towards phasing down”, rather than “phasing out”, coal power that isn’t mitigated by carbon capture and storage.
One day after closing the UN's COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson highlighted one historical fact: coal has been sentenced to death as a source of energy over time.
Glasgow's COP26 Climate Summit Friday extended its closure as no consensus could be reached on the event's final day, it was reported.
China and the United States and China Wednesday agreed to work together in the fight against climate change, an announcement which was welcomed at the UN's Climate COP26 Summit in Glasgow.
Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche has told the Energy Forum for the World Beyond Carbon, which was an event within Glasgow's COP26, that her country was one of the most prominent in terms of renewable energy.
Following Glasgow's declaration whereby the world -Brazil's delegation included- has agreed to reduce the emission of methane gas by 30% by 2030, Brazilian livestock producers have realized they will need to adjust their work so that the country can fulfil such a commitment.
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said in the streets of Glasgow that “Leadership is out here, not inside COP26.”
The Argentine Government has reached an understanding with a leading Australian firm to move forward with local production of clean energy. President Alberto Fernández made the announcement Monday from Glasgow, where he is attending the UN COP26 Climate Summit.
Climate activists have denounced Glasgow's COP26 summit as “the most exclusive” of all those that have been held. The Global Climate Justice also pointed out developing countries did not have access to that forum.
EasyJet aircraft will take to the skies this Monday for the first time since Mar 30, as the British carrier resumes a small number of mainly domestic flights after weeks of lockdown.