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

COP26 host city to plant 18m trees

The scheme aims to increase woodland cover in Glasgow City Region from 17% to 20% by 2030

UAE bids to host COP28

The UAE’s Foreign Minister said: ‘Climate action is one of the main pillars of our national economic strategy and our internal and external policies’

Researchers in Singapore join COP26 Universities Network

The collaboration will lead to four reports, investigating how a shift towards a lower carbon and more sustainable economy in Southeast Asian countries can be achieved

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’

Environment at the heart of the Queen’s Speech

State Opening of Parliament showcased speech with many reforms for the environment

Sir David Attenborough named COP26 People’s Advocate

The renowned natural historian and broadcaster will address world leaders at major international events over the next six months to stress the need to firmly put climate and protection of nature at the top of their agenda

The 1.5°C climate target ‘could be unreachable if COP26 fails’

A new report from the Foreign Affairs Committee hails COP26 as a key moment in the world’s response to climate change

Alok Sharma emphasises UK’s intention for live COP26 despite calls to make it virtual

COP Bureau announces virtual-only warm-up event this May and June

ScottishPower files planning application for ‘UK’s largest’ electrolyser

The firm plans to build a ‘hydrogen hub’ at its 539MW wind farm in Glasgow