COP26 postponed: Industry responds

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference has been delayed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference delayed until 2021 due to coronavirus

The event, originally scheduled for November, was heralded as being the ‘most important meeting of minds since the Paris Agreement was signed’

Fossil fuel products ‘should come with warning labels’

The smoking-style warnings should be used on petrol stations, energy bills and air tickets, experts say

‘The right policies can boost UK’s green jobs by 85%’ over next decade

This forecast comes after ‘a rather disappointing year’ for green industry job growth, which saw an increase of just 1.5%, according to a new report

Alok Sharma appointed as Business and Energy Secretary and COP26 Minister

He is replacing Andrea Leadsom, who was sacked this morning as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s reshuffle

Norway boosts its climate target to reduce emissions

This year will be the first time countries submit their new or updated emission goals since the Paris agreement

Glasgow announces net zero roadmap to decarbonise the city

The city expects to spend millions on enabling EV adoption, installing heatpumps and modernising its network in order to become the UK’s first Net Zero city

COP26: David Cameron ‘rejects offer to head climate summit’

Reports claim the former prime minister was offered the role after former Energy Minister Claire O’Neill was sacked last week

UK is ‘miles off track’ on tackling climate change, says sacked COP President

In a letter to Boris Johnson, Claire O’Neill has criticised what she perceives as slow progress on bringing down emissions

Ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales brought forward to 2035

The new goal is five years earlier than previously planned and will include hybrid vehicles for the first time