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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 11

‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26 Scientists attending Cop26 have sent a clear warning to policymakers: get a move on, because every moment of delay, every extra fraction of a degree of global heating will … 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 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 News review day 5

COP26 news today is Fridays for Future Scotland’s protest in Glasgow. Greta Thunberg has called COP26 a failure. George Monbiot: Never mind aid, never mind loans: what poor nations are owed is reparations [ed: I recommend reading this article] At … 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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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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