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Last Chance Hotel?

COP26 is the last chance governments have to decide on realistic goals aimed at helping the world's populations to mitigate and adapt to Climate Change. Oh really? Their past record has not been impressive and recent events only underline how desperate things are becoming - we live in hope!

PS: Sadly not much hope! The blog links below will not be updated any more by The Collector but are left as a record.

Blog Posts mentioning COP26

The following blog posts contain at least one reference to COP26, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October - 12 November 2021.
Updated: 2021-11-19

Countless metaphors capture the mood of COP26 in Glasgow


President Biden went to the climate summit without the full gamut of points and arguments the meeting demanded: a missed opportunity. (Commentary) Countless . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Bud Ward on 05 Nov 2021

Four voices from COP26 on Paris Climate Agreement 1.5 degrees C target


A Minnesota NGO representative interviews COP26 participants in Glasgow in this brief video shown here with her organization’s permission. Four voices from . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Lauren Boritzke Smith on 05 Nov 2021

COP26 has begun, and so have difficult conversations


Nestled in the basement of a 12th century church in Glasgow is a curious arrangement of 122 chairs. (Commentary) COP26 has begun, and so have difficult . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Julieta Rodrigo on 05 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: Empowering youth leadership; exploring water and coastal issues


It’s the sixth day of COP26, and today the conference is focusing on youth empowerment, and water, oceans and coastal zones. . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 05 Nov 2021

Boy, 7, takes school reusable bottle campaign to COP26


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing A seven-year-old boy who is campaigning to replace single-use water bottles in school lunchboxes has been . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 05 Nov 2021

What countries are leaders in reducing deforestation? Which are not?


On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 127 countries signed the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use, pledging to “halt and reverse forest loss and land . . .

EnviroLink Network by Rhett Butler on 05 Nov 2021

Indonesia’s flip-flop on zero-deforestation pledge portends greater forest loss


JAKARTA — Indonesian officials have backtracked on the country’s pledge at the COP26 climate summit to end deforestation by 2030, calling it unfair and . . .

EnviroLink Network by Hans Nicholas Jong on 05 Nov 2021

COP26: Duke of Edinburgh-style climate award to launch


The announcement comes as activist Greta Thunberg joins a climate protest by young people in Glasgow. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 05 Nov 2021

Amazon deforestation for October over four times size of Glasgow


Official data from Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research released today warns of a deforested area in the Amazon of 796km² between October 1st and 29th . . .

Greenpeace UK by Alison Kirkman on 05 Nov 2021

Doctors stage die-in at JP Morgan Glasgow in ongoing campaign, demanding they end new fossil fuel investment


9am this morning, Doctors for Extinction Rebellion staged a ‘die in’ outside JP Morgan on Waterloo Street, Glasgow, whilst holding banners that say ‘Cause of . . .

Extinction Rebellion UK by Extinction Rebellion on 05 Nov 2021

COP26: Quitting coal and rebounding CO2 emissions


Here are five things you need to know about the COP26 climate change conference on Thursday. 1. Pledge to quit coal Countries such as Poland, Vietnam and Chile, . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 05 Nov 2021

COP26 week one: the impression of progress – but not nearly enough


Analysis: the ‘significant outcomes’ came thick and fast but there are question marks about credibility. Long before delegates gathered in Glasgow, the scene . . .

Environment | The Guardian by Watts on 06 Nov 2021

‘They’re killing our children’: mothers from around the world demand action on fossil fuels


Representatives of almost 500 parent groups tell Alok Sharma their children’s health depends on an end to funding for fossil fuel industriesCOP26 – latest . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rrington Environment editor, and Nina Lakhani on 05 Nov 2021

A strange poem for strange times: a response to COP26 | Simon Armitage


I was trying to chart the peculiar dream-like state we seem to be in, says the poet laureate. I wanted to react to COP26 – so many of my friends and colleagues . . .

Environment | The Guardian by itage on 05 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: How does land use impact climate change?


It’s the seventh of COP26, and the themes of the day are nature and land use. . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 06 Nov 2021

COP26: Time to sober up


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images So how much progress has really been made in the opening days of COP26 and what . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Matt McGrath on 07 Nov 2021

COP26: Countries must make bold compromises at summit – PM


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Reuters Ministers and negotiators at COP26 should “pull together and drive for the . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Emma Harrison on 07 Nov 2021

Thousands protest in Glasgow and across the world for action against climate change


From NPR With one week of the COP26 conference left, people worldwide participated in protests in support of climate change action. Activists say that pledges . . .

EnviroLink Network by Sharon Pruitt-Young on 06 Nov 2021

COP26: Thousands march for Glasgow’s biggest protest


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, PA Media About 100,000 people marched in Glasgow to demand more action on the climate crisis, . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 06 Nov 2021

Environmentalists stage large protests in Glasgow, demanding more from COP26


From NPR Environmentalists are expected to stage large protests are expected in Glasgow, Scotland, today, demanding more action to combat climate change. Read . . .

EnviroLink Network by Frank Langfitt on 06 Nov 2021

COP26: Countries must make bold compromises at summit - PM


Officials must "pull together" as the climate summit in Glasgow enters its final week, Boris Johnson says. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 07 Nov 2021

COP26: Thousands march for Glasgow\'s biggest protest


Organisers say about 100,000 people joined a rally on Glasgow Green - the city\'s largest protest in memory. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 06 Nov 2021

‘This is different’: John Kerry launches First Movers Coalition at COP26


Leaders from around the world have joined the First Movers Coalition. The First Movers Coalition has been launched at COP26. The partnership between US Special . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 06 Nov 2021

‘The time for change is now’: demonstrators around the world demand action on climate crisis


Up to 100,000, including Kahnawake Mohawk delegates, brave Glasgow rain as 22 arrested after scientists blockade bridge. People on almost every continent were . . .

Environment | The Guardian by oks, Nina Lakhani, Jonathan Watts, Matthew Taylor and Weronika Strzyżyńska on 06 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, experiences, and solutions


Today we look at a topic that spans almost every day of the conference: Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, experiences, and solutions to climate change. . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 07 Nov 2021

COP26: UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images The UK is pledging £290m to help poorer countries cope with the impact of . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Adam Durbin George Bowden on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: Fossil fuel industry’s delegation and the UK’s £290m pledge


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Here are five things you need to know about the COP26 climate change conference on Monday. 1. The fossil . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: Fossil fuel industry has largest delegation at climate summit


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, PA Media There are more delegates at COP26 associated with the fossil fuel industry than from . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Matt McGrath on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: Fossil fuel industry has largest delegation at climate summit


There are more participants than from any single country, a study shared with the BBC suggests. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: Fossil fuel industry\'s delegation and the UK\'s £290m pledge


Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Monday. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change


As the COP26 summit enters its second week, government ministers gather in Glasgow for more talks. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 08 Nov 2021

COP26: Time to sober up


There\'s been progress - but huge hurdles remain to be cleared in the final week of talks in Glasgow. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 07 Nov 2021

Is Glasgow COP a Glass Half Full?


Still a week to go in the Glasgow COP meeting, might be a little soon to write it off. Washington Post: Here was President Biden and more than 100 other . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 07 Nov 2021

COP26 – Six Reasons for Hope


COP26 – Six Reasons for Hope By Grant Brown, Founder, Happy Eco News Despite a lot of accusations of greenwashing, and Greta Thunberg’s Blah, Blah, Blah, . . .

Happy Eco News by Grant B on 07 Nov 2021

10 Reasons to be Optimistic (Without Being Naive) About Climate Change


The 26 th U.N. Climate Change Conference got underway in Glasgow this week, and it already looks like a slow-motion train wreck. The leaders of three of the . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 07 Nov 2021

COP26 legitimacy questioned as groups excluded from crucial talks


Communities and groups say being shut out of key negotiations will have dire consequences for millions. The legitimacy of the COP26 climate summit has been . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ani in Glasgow on 08 Nov 2021

‘I get scared’: the young activists sounding the alarm from climate tipping points


From Philippines to Greenland, protecting dying coral reefs to melting ice sheets, young people are fighting for their futures. • What is COP26 and why does it . . .

Environment | The Guardian by odin on 07 Nov 2021

COP26: Focus on gender as giant puppet takes centre stage


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Here are five things you need to know about the COP26 climate change conference on Tuesday. 1. Focus on . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 09 Nov 2021

Climate change: What do scientists want from COP26 this week?


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, PA Media As the COP26 climate summit enters its second week, negotiations in Glasgow have hit . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Joe Whitwell on 09 Nov 2021

Report exposes the shaky data undermining the world’s progress on climate change


World leaders and diplomats are gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, this month for the 26th meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to . . .

EnviroLink Network by Zoya Teirstein on 08 Nov 2021

Climate change: What do scientists want from COP26 this week?


We asked climate experts from around the world what they want to see agreed at COP26 this week. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 09 Nov 2021

COP26: Focus on gender as giant puppet takes centre stage


Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Tuesday. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 09 Nov 2021

COP26: Rich countries ‘pushing back’ on paying for climate loss


Poorer countries say they are not able to get compensation for the damage caused by climate change. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 08 Nov 2021

UK wide poster campaign brings underrepresented voices to the fore for COP26 climate conference


A slew of new posters have appeared in towns and cities across the UK, bringing the voices of underrepresented communities to the fore as the COP26 climate . . .

Greenpeace UK by Daniel Jones on 08 Nov 2021

Report exposes the shaky data undermining the world’s progress on climate change


As world leaders gather for COP26, an investigation from the Washington Post finds countries are seriously underreporting their emissions. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Zoya Teirstein on 08 Nov 2021

Antarctica Glacier Named for Glasgow Climate Negotiations at COP26


The Antarctic Place Naming Commission has agreed to name glaciers on the Southern Continent after city locations of past and present climate treaties. . . .

State of the Planet by Kelcie Walther on 08 Nov 2021

Malala Spurs a COP26 Discussion on Links Between Girls, Learning and Cutting Climate Risk


The Indigenous climate campaigner Xiye Bastida, African futurist Katindi Sivi and a graybeard climate journalist weigh in on girls, education and paths to a . . .

State of the Planet by Andrew Revkin on 08 Nov 2021

Climate Words and Climate Deeds


With the U.N. Conference of Parties (COP26) starting in full swing last week, the world was filled with news from the climate industry’s biggest trade show. . . .

State of the Planet by Steve Cohen on 08 Nov 2021

CoP26: How India is paving the way towards climate action


Climate Change India’s adaptation efforts have been shouldered through afforestation activities, wetland management, compensatory afforestation, etc . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 08 Nov 2021

1bn people will suffer extreme heat at just 2C heating, say scientists


Climate crisis is driving up deadly combination of temperature and humidity, says study released at COP26What is COP26 and why does it matter? The complete . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rrington Environment editor on 09 Nov 2021

Anatomy of spin: how UK is trying to frame COP26 as a success


Officials have been sending out misleading and overhyped statements during the conference. Fiona Harvey dissects one missive. • What is COP26 and why does it . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey in Glasgow on 08 Nov 2021

Frustrations over voices unrepresented in formal COP26 talks


An NGO representative expresses the perspectives of many observers present at - yet also excluded from - substantive talks in Glasgow. Frustrations over voices . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Lauren Boritzke Smith on 09 Nov 2021

Essays | The climate crisis calls for market-based solutions


The Road to COP26 | There is not a one-size-fits-all solution to climate change. That’s why we need a market-based, innovative approach that focuses on issues . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by Conservation Coalition on 09 Nov 2021

COP26: PM’s summit plea and axing trees to save water


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Here are five things you need to know about the COP26 climate change conference on Wednesday. 1. Pull out . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 10 Nov 2021

COP26: PM calls on nations to pull out the stops as he returns to summit


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Reuters Prime Minister Boris Johnson is returning to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Joseph Lee on 10 Nov 2021

Glasgow climate pledges are ‘lip service’ without far more aggressive plans


From NPR New analyses find countries’ latest climate promises are still not enough to meet the goal set in the Paris climate agreement. And they warn few . . .

EnviroLink Network by Jeff Brady on 09 Nov 2021

They’re the invisible victims of climate change


From NPR At summits like COP26, attention is paid to those who find their livelihood — and health — at risk and who might become climate change . . .

EnviroLink Network by Tahera Hasan on 09 Nov 2021

Indigenous activists are united in a cause and are making themselves heard at COP26


From NPR Indigenous activists from around the world are in Glasgow for COP26, but say the same legacy of colonialism that has led to climate-related losses has . . .

EnviroLink Network by Ari Shapiro on 09 Nov 2021

What is COP26 and what was agreed at Glasgow climate conference?


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing The UK is hosting the COP26 summit in Glasgow – aimed at bringing climate change under control. A . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 09 Nov 2021

COP26: PM calls on nations to pull out the stops as draft agreement published


As a draft decision on COP26\'s outcome is revealed, Boris Johnson says states must unite to stop warming. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 10 Nov 2021

COP26: PM’s summit plea and axing trees to save water


Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Wednesday. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 10 Nov 2021

COP26: World headed for 2.4C warming despite climate summit - report


New analysis of pledges at COP26 suggest no government is doing enough to limit temperature rise. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 09 Nov 2021

Week One at COP26: Developments and Takeaways


by Korey Silverman-Roati Introduction After an extra year’s delay and a summer of climate change-induced disasters, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN . . .

Climate Law Blog by ksilvermanroati on 09 Nov 2021

COP26: UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change


Getty Images Image caption, The bulk of the money will go to help Asian and Pacific countries vulnerable to climate change like Bangladesh, but it is not known . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 09 Nov 2021

COP26 is doomed, and the hollow promise of ‘net zero’ is to blame | Yanis Varoufakis


Net zero is popular among polluters for good reason – it’s toothless compared to emissions restrictions and a carbon tax. “Make no mistake, the money is here, . . .

Environment | The Guardian by oufakis on 10 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: From reducing methane emissions to packaging


There are only two days left at COP26, and while much progress has been made, there's still more to do. Today learn about how reducing methane could change . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 10 Nov 2021

COP26: US-China climate agreement and fossil fuel spending


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Here are five things you need to know about the COP26 climate change conference on Thursday. 1. Cautious . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Cautious welcome for unexpected US-China climate agreement


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, EPA Activists and politicians have cautiously welcomed an unexpected US-China declaration . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: How much is spent supporting fossil fuels and green energy?


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing The burning of fossil fuels is one of the primary causes of global warming. But despite pledges to phase . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Reality Check team on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate activists on what change means for them


From BBC The UN’s summit on climate change, COP26, is nearing it’s end. Three climate activists in Glasgow for the summit have come together to . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: China and US agree to boost climate co-operation


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Reuters China and the US have agreed to boost climate co-operation over the next decade, in a . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Cautious welcome for unexpected US-China climate agreement


The world\'s two biggest CO2 emitters pledge to boost climate co-operation in an unexpected declaration. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: US-China climate agreement and fossil fuel spending


Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Thursday. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022


The document says vulnerable nations must get more help to cope with the deadly impacts of global warming. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 10 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate activists on what change means for them


Climate activists from the Philippines, the UK and Argentina take questions on climate change. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 11 Nov 2021

Horse trading set to begin over agreement at COP26


The release of a draft text for the COP26 agreement signals the start of serious negotiations. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 10 Nov 2021

Why the Department of Energy launched an ‘Earthshot’ effort to draw down and store carbon pollution


This blog was co-authored by Sonali Deshpande, Program Analyst for U.S. Climate at EDF. At a COP26 event on November 5, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer . . .

Climate 411 by Jake Higdon on 09 Nov 2021

At COP26, Pete Buttigieg makes a pitch to decarbonize American transport


The Secretary of Transportation on the U.S.\'s electric vehicle future. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Shannon Osaka on 10 Nov 2021

Making the Sausage at Glasgow


I’m somewhat fascinated with the business reporting from the Glasgow COP meeting. First of all, Diana Olick of CNBC is doing great work on a number of . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Nov 2021

Indigenous activists are united in a cause and are making themselves heard at COP26


In a crowded house above a pub in Scotland, Ruth Miller is busy planning her next move. The 24-year-old Climate Justice Director for the Alaska-based grassroots . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 10 Nov 2021

The Guardian view on the COP26 draft outcome: raise the bar | Editorial


The credibility of international efforts to combat the climate crisis depend on the summit’s ambitions being honoured. In the staid idiom of international . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ? on 10 Nov 2021

‘What if we just gave up cars?’: COP26 leaders urged to dream big


A new agreement would phase out fossil fuel vehicles but activists want a focus on public transport, walking and cycling. Governments and car manufacturers have . . .

Environment | The Guardian by lman on 10 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: The importance of building for the environment


On the second to last day of COP26, the official theme of the day is cities, regions, and built environments. But what is a built environment, and why is the . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Aspiring to failure


A theme of the Glasgow Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has been to ‘keep 1.5°C alive’ knowing . . .

Climate Plus by Brian on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: New draft climate deal weakens fossil fuel commitments


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images A new draft agreement at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow has softened . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Georgina Rannard on 12 Nov 2021

Seven ways to curb climate change


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images The COP26 climate summit in Glasgow has been billed as a last chance to limit . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 12 Nov 2021

U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26 summit


From NPR U.S. climate envoy John Kerry told NPR the declaration spurs mutual accountability. “I’m absolutely convinced that that is the fastest, . . .

EnviroLink Network by Ari Shapiro on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: UN chief Guterres says global warming target on life support


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images UN chief Antonio Guterres has told the Associated Press news agency that the . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: Are climate declarations and emission reduction pledges legally binding?


GLASGOW, Scotland — Regardless of the ultimate outcome of the 26th United Nations climate summit here, one thing is certain: It will end with pledges from . . .

EnviroLink Network by Glenn Scherer on 11 Nov 2021

The U.N. chief says the main global warming goal is on ‘life support’


From NPR The U.N. secretary-general says the talks in Glasgow will “very probably” not yield the carbon-cutting pledges he has said are needed to . . .

EnviroLink Network by The Associated Press on 11 Nov 2021

For Brianna Fruean, the smell of mud drives home the need for climate action


From NPR Many island nations have the most to lose when it comes to the climate crisis. But at the COP26 U.N. climate summit, they insist they aren’t . . .

EnviroLink Network by Ari Shapiro on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: New draft climate deal steps up call for urgent action


It softens commitments on fossil fuels but requires governments to take action urgently. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 12 Nov 2021

“Without Indigenous Peoples, there will be no solution to climate change”


Sônia Guajajara, executive coordinator of Brazil’s Indigenous movement APIB, issued a warning to world leaders at COP26: involve Indigenous Peoples and reject . . .

Greenpeace UK by Greenpeace UK on 11 Nov 2021

COP26 draft text annotated: what it says and what it means


There are a few notable victories in the text. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Fiona Harvey on 11 Nov 2021

COP-26: A Kyrgyz Journalist’s Perspective


A Kyrgyz journalist shares stories from her time at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. . . .

State of the Planet by Guest Blogger on 11 Nov 2021

Why we should eat wilder meat


This post is by Miles King at People Need Nature. Meat is on the agenda at the Glasgow climate conference. Meat and its climate impact is now at the forefront . . .

Inside track by Green Alliance blog on 11 Nov 2021

COP26 – Accountability in Tracking Net Zero


COP26 – Accountability in Tracking Net Zero By Grant Brown, Founder, Happy Eco News It is no news that COP26 is extremely important. It is imperative that . . .

Happy Eco News by Grant B on 11 Nov 2021

COP26: China agrees to ‘ambitious’ climate action plan with US


The surprise climate pact from the world’s biggest polluters signals political willingness — but is light on details China’s climate envoy . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 11 Nov 2021

Second COP26 draft text: Coal phaseout remains in but some language softened


Negotiators in Glasgow are working to come to an agreement as the conference enters its final day. Countries are being called on to accelerate the phaseout of . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey, Damian Carrington, Adam Morton and agencies on 12 Nov 2021

US-China deal and a puppet meeting: day 10 at COP26 – in pictures


Some of the best images from the global climate summit in Scotland on Wednesday 10 NovemberCOP26 – latest updates . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ? on 11 Nov 2021

COP26 draft criticised for lack of financial help for vulnerable countries


Poorer nations say the rich must come forward with more money to help them cope with global heatingWhat is COP26 and why does it matter? The complete guide . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey, Adam Morton, Damian Carrington and Peter Walker on 10 Nov 2021

COP26 in Context: Wrapping up COP26 and coming to an agreement


Today is the final day of COP26. How should we reflect on the conference? What discussions remain to be tackled? . . .

Planet Forward - Most Recent by antz on 12 Nov 2021

‘Standing with your feet in the water’: COP26 struggles to succeed


GLASGOW, Scotland — In the waning hours of this endlessly scrutinized and lambasted United Nations climate summit, with hundreds of members of civil society . . .

EnviroLink Network by Glenn Scherer on 12 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate talks into overtime as nations near deal


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images The COP26 summit has passed its scheduled finishing time, as negotiations on a . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 12 Nov 2021

Climate change means hunger in our communities, African women leaders at COP26


Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan climate activist, emerged as one of the most prominent youth voices at COP26 in Glasgow. “Prove us wrong,” was her message to . . .

EnviroLink Network by malavikavyawahare on 12 Nov 2021

COP26: How might decisions at the climate summit change our lives?


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images If and when a new deal is signed at the climate summit in Glasgow, you might be . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 12 Nov 2021

COP26: Talks run into overtime amid lingering divisions


Splits over subsidies for fossil fuels and financial help to poorer nations have taken talks into overtime. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 13 Nov 2021

COP26: How might decisions at the climate summit change our lives?


The changes made at COP26 in Glasgow could have implications for the way we live. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 12 Nov 2021

COP26: Flooding lessons from Hull, a city below sea level


Hull has been at COP26 to share its innovative approach to tackling flood threats with the world. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 12 Nov 2021

This is what climate breakdown looks like for people around the world


Our climate is breaking down. Rising temperatures threaten our livelihoods, water, food and health. These photos show how high the stakes are at COP26 and . . .

Greenpeace UK by Helle Abelvik-Lawson on 12 Nov 2021

Leaders from Glaciated Regions Highlight Importance of Women, Youth, and Indigenous Peoples at COP26


They discussed adaptation strategies for mountain regions. . . .

State of the Planet by Kelcie Walther on 12 Nov 2021

COP26 has revealed the strengthening parliamentary consensus for global change


This post is by Joe Tetlow, senior political adviser and Robbie MacPherson, political adviser at Green Alliance. Amongst all the noise, negotiation, spin and . . .

Inside track by Green Alliance blog on 12 Nov 2021

COP26 Diary


I’ve had the honor of attending COP26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, in Glasgow, Scotland. Here are my notes to date! . . .

SubjectToClimate Blog by ? on 12 Nov 2021

Denmark and Costa Rica Launch Anti-Oil and Gas Alliance at COP26


A group of countries and regions led by Denmark and Costa Rica have pledged to phase out oil and gas production in a new initiative launched today at the COP26 . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 12 Nov 2021

Third draft of COP26 text retains key goal of limiting global heating to 1.5C


Latest version of text, which asks nations to return next year with stronger emissions targets, will now be scrutinised by delegates. A third draft of the . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey on 13 Nov 2021

COP26 live: third draft text retains many key elements after talks overrun


The third draft will be discussed by nations in a ‘stocktaking session’ in the coming hours. Veteran climate activist Bill McKibben has written in today’s . . .

Environment | The Guardian by s on 13 Nov 2021

We’re going to need a bigger planet: the problem with fixing the climate with trees


Planting trees to offset carbon emissions sounds great, but where are we going to put them all? . As the United Nations COP26 climate conference in Glasgow . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ngh; Graphics by Rashida Kamal on 13 Nov 2021

Martin Rowson on attempts to phase out fossil fuel subsidies at COP26 – cartoon


Buy a copy of this cartoon from our print shop Continue reading... . . .

Environment | The Guardian by wson on 12 Nov 2021

It’s a fairytale that world governments will fix our climate crisis. It’s up to us | Bill McKibben


Thank climate activists for the fact that any progress was made in Glasgow. Unless we push hard, powerful interests don’t budge. . It was inspiring to watch . . .

Environment | The Guardian by bben on 13 Nov 2021

COP26 made real progress. It also isn’t enough.


After two weeks of discussion, infighting, and occasional tears, negotiators at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, in Glasgow, . . .

EnviroLink Network by Shannon Osaka on 13 Nov 2021

Here’s what world leaders agreed to — and what they didn’t — at the UN climate summit


From NPR Intense climate negotiations in Glasgow, Scotland brought about major breakthroughs and compromises, as world leaders sought to avert extreme climate . . .

EnviroLink Network by Lauren Sommer on 13 Nov 2021

COP26 agrees new global climate deal


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images A deal aimed at staving off dangerous climate change has been struck at the . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 13 Nov 2021

COP26: New climate deal aims to slow climate change


The decision to phase down coal shows progress but pledges are not enough to cap temperature rises. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 14 Nov 2021

COP HAS FAILED, TIME TO REBEL: Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayor’s Show to declare COP26 a failure


BREAKING: At 12pm today, Extinction Rebellion disrupted the Lord Mayor’s show in the City of London - the heart of fossil fuel investment in the UK - and . . .

Extinction Rebellion UK by Extinction Rebellion on 13 Nov 2021

COP26 made real progress. It also isn’t enough.


The final agreement is the most significant global climate pact since the Paris agreement, but it’s far from perfect. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Shannon Osaka on 13 Nov 2021

“The Pulse of 1.5 is Weak” but Alive: More COP in Review


Susan Joy Hassol and Michael Mann in Los Angeles Times: For those looking for reasons to be cynical about the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 14 Nov 2021

COP26 Glasgow: Everything You Want to Know About the Arctic Cryosphere But Were Afraid to Ask


COP26 Glasgow: Everything You Want to Know About the Arctic Cryosphere But Were Afraid to Ask // Nov 11, 2021 I have loads and loads of videos that I will be . . .

Paul Beckwith, Climate System Scientist by paulbeckwith on 14 Nov 2021

COP26: Flooding lessons from Hull, a city below sea level


Hull, England has joined a support network of five global cities to form a “global standard” for water resilience. On-stage at COP26 the . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 13 Nov 2021

‘The pressure for change is building’: reactions to the Glasgow climate pact


Delegates and campaigners weigh the promise and the shortfalls of the COP26 conference dealCOP26 ends in climate agreement despite India watering down coal . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey on 14 Nov 2021

The Observer view on the COP26 agreement


Countries still lack the radical ambition to avert disaster – this accord goes nowhere near far enough. On Glasgow Green, there lies a stone that commemorates . . .

Environment | The Guardian by editorial on 13 Nov 2021

Mung beans, bunnies and the Muppets: PM’s green rhetoric ‘insulting and divisive’


Boris Johnson’s choice of words was just one bone of contention as his attitude to climate issues came under fire. Boris Johnson took the stage at Glasgow as . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey on 13 Nov 2021

COP26: New global climate deal struck in Glasgow


The decision to phase down coal shows progress but pledges are not enough to cap temperature rises. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 14 Nov 2021

“Was COP26 a success?” is the wrong question


Early Friday morning, I found myself, smartphone in hand, poring through UN style guides and twitter hot-takes in an attempt to learn whether swapping ‘urge’ . . .

Inside track by Dustin Benton on 14 Nov 2021

Glasgow Not THE ANSWER, but Ramps Up Challenges for Fossil Fuels


Key quote at 2:23 above if you’re pressed. Policy actions like those agreed to in last week’s COP meeting in Glasgow generally aren’t going . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 15 Nov 2021

COP: Is it Enough? No. Are We Stopping? No.


Katharine Hayhoe on Twitter: Politico: GLASGOW, Scotland — In a room behind the plenary hall at COP26 in Glasgow, the four biggest greenhouse gas emitters on . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 14 Nov 2021

COP26: London, Buenos Aires, Singapore are tackling pollution, congestion and climate change


Carbon dioxide is the main greenhouse gas contributing to climate change. Air pollution kills over 7 million people a year across the globe. In response to the . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D\'Souza on 14 Nov 2021

Ratchets, phase-downs and a fragile agreement: how COP26 played out


Last-minute hitch on coal almost reduced Alok Sharma to tears as Glasgow climate pact made imperfect progress. As weary delegates trudged into the Scottish . . .

Environment | The Guardian by vey in Glasgow on 15 Nov 2021

After the failure of COP26, there is only one last hope for our survival | George Monbiot


It’s too late for incremental change. By mobilising just 25% of people, we can flip social attitudes towards the climate. Now it’s a straight fight for . . .

Environment | The Guardian by nbiot on 14 Nov 2021

‘It’s been a rollercoaster’: Glasgow reflects on COP26 fortnight of change


Influx of delegates has brought excitement and new connections – as well as a little inconvenience – for residents. “I can’t believe how early it gets dark . . .

Environment | The Guardian by urray on 14 Nov 2021

Gains and disappointments from COP26, and now to tend to the gaps


The UN climate summit led to some incremental progress, but the path forward is still riddled with chasms that need to be bridged. Gains and disappointments . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Bob Henson on 15 Nov 2021

COP26: China and India must explain themselves, says Sharma


COP26 President Alok Sharma speaks after an agreement to "phase down" coal rather than "phase out". . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 14 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate deal sounds the death knell for coal power - PM


But Boris Johnson says the achievements of the Glasgow summit are "tinged with disappointment". . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 14 Nov 2021

Wrapping up COP26 with Professor Kevin Anderson


“…the very weak pointers that are in there are completely out of sync with the scale of the challenge that we are committed to!” Please . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

Responses to COP26 Glasgow


In the last couple of weeks we have endured the usual pomp and circumstance of the UNFCCC COP meetings with world leaders and billionaires flying in to share . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

Professor Jason Box | Greenland today & [not for] tomorrow #COP26Glasgow


Greenland is beyond its threshold of viability and is highly responsive to anthropogenic warming. Here Professor Jason Box gives an in-depth explanation of the . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

Sir David King | COP26 Update


Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) Chair, Professor Sir David King responds to questions about COP26 as the process shows signs of heavy criticism for . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

Professor Katharine Hayhoe | This affects all of us #COP26glasgow


A quick meet-up with prof. Katharine Hayhoe – here we gauge the mood of the COP, the mood on the streets, and whether the COP is full of little more than . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

ADAPT NOW! COP26Glasgow


Hello, my name is Nick Breeze, I am a climate journalist/interviewer and have been covering the COPs since Paris. I post all my interviews on my own site . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 15 Nov 2021

What Did COP26 Achieve?


Columbia Climate School experts say the results out of Glasgow are “a real mixed bag.” . . .

State of the Planet by Sarah Fecht on 15 Nov 2021

‘A death sentence’: Indigenous climate activists denounce COP26 deal


Schemes such as carbon trading favored by polluting nations lead to ecologically destructive projects like biofuels and dams . Indigenous communities facing an . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ani on 16 Nov 2021

Climate change: What did the scientists make of COP26?


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Reuters Scientists and leading climate experts have voiced concerns about the outcomes of the . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Roger Harrabin on 17 Nov 2021

COP26: The truth behind the new climate change denial


From BBC Shareclose Share pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY As world leaders met at the COP26 summit to debate how to tackle . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Rachel Schraer Kayleen Devlin on 17 Nov 2021

Climate change: What did the scientists make of COP26?


Scientists applaud some COP26 policies but fear measures don\'t go far enough and won’t be delivered. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 17 Nov 2021

COP26: The truth behind the new climate change denial


The claims that went viral in the lead-up to the COP climate summit – and what you need to know about them. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 17 Nov 2021

Photos: Columbia Climate School at COP26


By hosting and participating in a number of special events, scholars from the Columbia Climate School helped to shape the conversation at the UN climate summit. . . .

State of the Planet by Sarah Fecht on 16 Nov 2021

Environmental Intelligence commitment at COP26


The Met Office and the University of Exeter have signed a landmark collaboration agreement at COP26, formally committing to further grow the work of the Joint . . .

Official blog of the Met Office news team by Met Office Press Office on 17 Nov 2021

What happened at COP26?


The good, the bad, and the blah blah blah... What happened at COP26? appeared first on Greenpeace UK. . . .

Greenpeace UK by Mal Chadwick on 17 Nov 2021

COP26 rocked or hit the rocks + where do we go next?


To view this content, you must be a member of GENN.CC\'s Patreon - Click "Read more" to unlock this content at the source COP26 rocked or hit the rocks + where . . .

ClimateGenn by Nick Breeze on 18 Nov 2021

Against all odds, the Paris Agreement is — kinda, sorta — working


The agreement\'s feeble enforcement measures are a feature, not a bug. . . .

Climate Energy – Grist by Shannon Osaka on 17 Nov 2021

After COP26 Cheers and Jeers, Some Hopeful Climate and Energy Undercurrents


Amid cheering and rage as the latest climate talks ended, there are heaps of issues and opportunities to work on in the months and years ahead. . . .

State of the Planet by Andrew Revkin on 17 Nov 2021

Why COP 26 Can Still Be the Start of Something Big


There are (at least) two ways to see the final days of the UN’s COP 26 climate conference and the Glasgow Climate Pact it produced. Was it yet another example . . .

Climate Reality by ? on 17 Nov 2021

Hope old and new: COP26 focused on two largely unsung climate solutions


As consensus hardens around whether COP26, the just-concluded U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, was a middling success or abject failure, two promising . . .

EnviroLink Network by Glenn Scherer on 18 Nov 2021

A ‘Glasgow half-full’ view of COP26


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Center for Climate and Energy Solutions by Marty Niland on 18 Nov 2021

Blog Posts Referencing 'COP26'.

The blog posts above were selected by iBerry's Collector program from daily blog scans during COP26.

Language Translation

BBC: 'COP 26: Everything you need to know about the climate conference.'


What happened for education at COP26 – and what’s next?


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