COP26: Environment education packs launched for UK schools

The Together for Our Planet Schools Pack aims to help students learn more about the climate change summit in Glasgow and includes ideas for green activities

UK joins global alliance to protect oceans and communities at risk

The Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance aims to drive $500m of global investment by 2030 into nature-based solutions to climate change

G7 nations agree to stop new overseas coal funding in 2021

They have also made a commitment to accelerate the transition away from unabated coal capacity and to an ‘overwhelmingly decarbonised’ power system in the 2030s

EU bank and State Bank of India agree €100m climate action initiative

The Neev Fund II aims to accelerate India’s green recovery from COVID-19 and strengthen sustainable investment across the country through new equity financing

Climate change brewing disaster for Kenyan tea industry

The UK imports half its tea from Kenya but climate change could mean that more than a quarter of tea farms in the country are destroyed by 2050

EU bank announces €3.4bn for climate action and clean energy

Some of the projects include the use of solar power in homes across Spain, wind power in Ireland, upgraded energy distribution in Italy and a PV plant that uses batteries and hydrogen to store energy

PSG joins the UN to kick off climate action

The football club becomes the first in France to join the ‘Sports for Climate Action’ campaign and has taken action to lower its carbon footprint and educate fans

Nepal granted $24m for sustainable forest management

The project will strengthen ongoing community-based conservation efforts while promoting inclusive sustainable use

COP26: Groups invited to bring climate action to life in interactive setting

Applications are now open to help shape the COP26 venue, with the chance to engage with key audiences and make a ‘real change’ in the fight against climate change

British Embassy in Algiers seeks bids for climate fund

It intends to support activities in Algeria that focus on raising public awareness about climate change as well as solutions for a green recovery post COVID-19