Alok Sharma: “COP26 is not a photo op”

The COP26 President-Designate said the success or failure of the climate summit rests in world leaders’ hands

China promises no new coal-fired power plants abroad

President Xi Jinping made the announcement at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly via video, pledging to ‘step up support’ for green and low carbon energy projects in developing countries

China’s Xi Jinping may not be at COP26 confirms Alok Sharma

The Chinese leader has not committed to attending the summit this November but hopes it is a success says the COP26 President

Climate action groups call to postpone COP26

The Climate Action Network suggests vaccine inequity, unaffordable accommodation and travel challenges could lock out many developing countries COP26 delegates

More than 50 countries meet in London to discuss COP26 and tackling climate change

It was the first face-to-face ministerial meeting of its kind in more than 18 months – with ministers discussing how COP26 can be a success and what must be done afterwards to tackle global climate change

‘For a successful COP, Alok Sharma needs to be the DJ’

COP20 President said that Alok Sharma’s role is to build confidence among the leaders to achieve what is needed

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G7 carbon-neutrality to be achieved through four offsetting projects

Local seasonal produce, vegetable oil fuels and carbon offsets are some of the measures that will be deployed to make the event as sustainable as possible

Alok Sharma: ‘COP26 must consign coal to history’

The COP26 President said the government is planning for an in-person summit but was keen to highlight the safety of delegates and the local community ‘will be paramount’

Alok Sharma: ‘Warning lights for planet are flashing bright red’

COP26 President spoke at the 2021 Leaders Summit on Climate, hosted by the US President Joe Biden

Hitachi becomes Principal Partner of COP26

The tech giant has committed to supporting COP26 Presidency through low carbon innovations