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COP26 News review day 13

COP26 overran into it’s thirteenth day today and produced the Glasgow Climate Pact. Cop26 ends in climate agreement despite India watering down coal resolution … The negotiations carried on late into Saturday evening, as governments squabbled over provisions on phasing … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 12

The final day of the COP26 summit. Hundreds of global civil society representatives walk out of Cop26 in protest Carrying blood-red ribbons to represent the crucial red lines already crossed by Cop26 negotiations, hundreds of representatives of global civil society … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 10

COP26: China and US agree to boost climate co-operation China and the US have agreed to boost climate co-operation over the next decade, in a surprise announcement at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. The two countries released a rare … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 9

Gender day today at the COP26 summit. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi arrived today. COP26 Report Reveals ‘Massive’ Credibility Gap Between Climate Commitments and 1.5°C Target Climate policy experts on Tuesday called for the final days of the United Nations … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 8

Obama implores world leaders to ‘step up now’ to avert climate disaster Barack Obama has called on world leaders to “step up and step up now” to avert climate breakdown, singling out China and Russia for being foremost among countries … Continue reading

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COP26 Protests and the Young Communist League

There were huge protests in Glasgow and around the world on Saturday about failure to adequately address the climate crisis. The Young Communist League (YCL) of Britain was prevented from participating in the Glasgow protest by police. It appears that … Continue reading

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COP26 New summary day 3

I’m reaching a few conclusions about COP26. It isn’t serious about addressing climate change because governments are sucking up to the filthy rich and powerful. That’s what refusing to address aviation is about, all the private jets and Bezos and … Continue reading

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COP26: CLIMATE ACTIVISTS TO TARGET 10 UK AIRPORTS THIS WEEKEND TO PROTEST EXPANSION

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/cop26-airport-expansion-protests-uk-b1950499.html Climate activists will target 10 UK airports this weekend to protest proposed expansion. Campaigners are planning to protest at Bristol, Doncaster-Sheffield, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds-Bradford, London-City, Luton, Liverpool, Manchester and Southampton airports from 11am on Saturday. … [Hypocritical P]oliticians have consistently refused to … Continue reading

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COP26 News Summary day 1

COP26: Nicola Sturgeon catches up with activist Greta Thunberg NICOLA Sturgeon has said the “voices of young people” must be heard loudly after meeting with climate campaigners Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate this morning at Cop26. Scotland’s First Minister said … Continue reading

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Swedish climate activists target airports

Sweden Arrests 15 Eco-Activists For Gluing Themselves to Runways and Rattling Air Traffic – Photo … At least 15 people have been arrested in airports across Sweden, as climate activists carried out protests, resulting in delayed flights and disrupted air … Continue reading

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COP26 News Summary day 0

Sir David Attenborough’s call to arms for ambitious nature recovery at COP26 Sir David Attenborough has today appeared in a new video calling for “bold action” at COP26 to help nature recover. In the short film, released by The Wildlife … Continue reading

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COP26

COP26 delegates will be arriving to torrential rain in Scotland which has washed away bridges. If bridges are getting washed away now, what will happen with a further 1.5C increase in global temperature? Aren’t we already seriously in the siht? … Continue reading

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Climate change: UN emissions gap report a ‘thundering wake-up call’

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-59049770 National plans to cut carbon fall far short of what’s needed to avert dangerous climate change, according to the UN Environment Programme. Their Emissions Gap report says country pledges will fail to keep the global temperature under 1.5C this century. The … Continue reading

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