Leaked documents show nations do not want to cut fossil fuels ahead of COP26

Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are reportedly some of the countries that have written a report to the UN asking for less emphasis to be put on the end of fossil fuels

UN: ‘Fossil fuel production will be more than double what is needed to stop global warming’

A new report from the UNEP claims that by 2030, governments will be producing 240% more coal than what is needed to keep warming at 1.5°C

COP26: Scotland to host UN Conference of Youth

It will run from 28th to 31st October and aims to help young people prepare for their participation in the climate summit in November

British Embassy seeks partner to deliver climate change event in Slovakia

It is inviting bids for the event and follow up activity to encourage towns, cities and regions in Slovakia to commit to carbon neutrality, with a minimum goal to secure 15 commitments

New $150m youth-led UN energy solutions movement launched

The Student Energy Solutions Movement aims to train 50,000 youth workers, with a particular focus on reducing the energy skills gap in developing nations and deploy 10,000 clean energy projects by 2030

New $281m funding secured for urgent environmental action

It will support sustainable recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on climate change, marine biodiversity, e-mobility and green buildings in developing countries

UN and IRENA to advance use of renewables in peacekeeping missions

They will seek opportunities to work with countries that host UN peacekeeping operations to help increase their share of renewable energy

UN: World must invest $8.1tn to tackle climate, biodiversity and land degradation crises

Governments, financial institutions and businesses are being urged to overcome the investment gap by placing nature at the heart of economic decision-making in the future

UN: Global nations to miss environment-related Sustainable Development Goals

A new report has found some environmental areas – such as biodiversity loss and climate change – has continued to deteriorate, despite progress in key environmental areas such as clean energy, sanitation and clean water, forest management and waste

UN launches AI tool to measure nature contributions to economic prosperity

The new tool is expected to make it easier for countries to measure nature’s ecosystems, such as forests and wetlands