COP26

Britain urges nations to deliver on climate pledges this year

Britain called on other nations on Monday to do more to deliver on an agreement struck last year at UN climate talks, with COP26 president Alok Sharma saying this year was the "time to honour our ...

Britain urges nations to deliver on climate pledges this year

Chilean scientists study climate change at 'end of the world'

Chilean scientists studying organisms in one of the most remote places on Earth are urging regional leaders to step up efforts to tackle climate change

Fragments of ice float on the water of Fouque fjord at the Beagle Channel in Chile, on 30 November, 2021

Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

From the Covid pandemic to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and extreme weather, we look back on the key events of 2021

Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

Putin lauds India as military, energy ties bolstered

Russian president Vladimir Putin lauded India as "a great power" in New Delhi on Monday as the traditional allies bolstered their military and energy ties, despite Washington's increasing courtship ...

Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, 6 December, 2021

COP deal 'tinged with disappointment': UK PM

British prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday hailed a global accord to speed up action against climate change as "truly historic" and "the beginning of the end for coal power"

British prime minister Boris Johnson

COP26 opens era of accountability: John Kerry

United States climate envoy John Kerry said on Monday that the COP 26 climate summit in Glasgow had opened a new phase of "accountability" in the world's battle against climate change.

COP26 opens era of accountability: John Kerry

Thunberg denounces COP26 deal, UN chief warns 'catastrophe' close

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned of an impending "climate catastrophe", while environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg dismissed Saturday's COP26 climate conference deal as "blah, blah, ...

Thunberg denounces COP26 deal, UN chief warns 'catastrophe' close

COP26

What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

Under the deal developed countries have essentially just agreed to continue discussions on the topic

A protestor holds a sign reading "Capitalism Eats Our Planet" during the Climate Justice March from Times Square to Governor Hochul's Manhattan office in New York on 13 November 2021

Climate change

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says ‘not enough’

The deal called on all countries to accelerate their emissions cuts by submitting new national plans by 2022, three years earlier than agreed in Paris

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks at a press conference at the close of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on 13 November 2021

PM Hasina returns home ending 2-week visit to UK, France

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Sunday morning, wrapping up her two-week visit to the United Kingdom and France

Bangladesh's prime minister Sheikh Hasina, presents her national statement as part of the World Leaders' Summit of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on 1 November 2021.
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