Failure to deliver COP26 pledges equal to ‘monstrous self-harm’, says Alok Sharma

The COP26 President has said the current crises should strengthen countries’ determination to honour the Glasgow Climate Pact

‘It’s 50/50 whether we breach 1.5°C’

The Met Office warns it’s touch and go whether we keep temperatures down in the next five years

IPCC report a ‘file of shame’ says UN Secretary General

He says governments are to blame for their broken climate promises

IPCC says we can halve emissions by 2030 – but how?

The UN body has revealed that if this is not achieved, 1.5°C can no longer be a possibility

‘Net zero can be achieved without damaging the economy’

A new study from UCL says that net zero should not signal doom and gloom for economic growth

Shell directors sued by ClientEarth over ‘failing to properly prepare company for net zero’

ClientEarth has notified Shell of its claims against the company’s 13 executive and non-executive directors, in what is said to be the first such case of its kind

‘Each year $1.8tn is spent on subsidies that harm the planet’

A new report reveals that 2% of global GDP is spent annually on measures that damage the Earth

National Grid ET gets SBTi approval for emissions reduction targets

NGET is the first National Grid business unit to have their targets validated

‘Global emissions must drop by 20% in five years’ warns Met Office

Its new report states that the 1.5°C aim for global warming is under heavy threat

Almost 67% of Gen Z Brits say ‘current food system is destroying the planet’

Two-thirds of young people believe that the food system has become less sustainable in recent years, according to a new survey