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COP26 is not a photo op said Alok Sharma

COP26 is not a photo op said Alok Sharma: The COP26 President-Designate stated earlier today that the conference is not a photo opportunity or a discussion forum. “COP26 is not a photo op or a talking shop. It must be the forum where we put the world on track to deliver on climate.” said Alok…
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China said no new coal-fired power facilities abroad

China said no new coal-fired power facilities abroad: Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to halt the construction of new coal-fired power plants overseas, a step that will be important in reducing global emissions. He made the statement via video during the general discussion of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, vowing…
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Xi Jingping may not be at COP26 says Alok Sharma

Xi Jingping may not be at COP26 says Alok Sharma: President of China Xi Jingping has not confirmed his participation at the upcoming climate change conference in Glasgow. This was validated by COP26 President Alok Sharma, saying: “No, not yet”, when Sky News asked if Jingping had pledged to being a part of the summit.…
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G7 to be carbon-neutral as a result of four projects

G7 to be carbon-neutral as a result of four projects: The government has just announced that the G7 Summit in Cornwall will be accomplished through carbon-neutrality. The event will be hosted from 11th-13th June & will arrange seasonal produce included in its catering, with the goal to source products with a boundary of 100 miles…
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COP26 has obligation to commit coal to history

COP26 has obligation to commit coal to history: Alok Sharma has said that COP26 needs to signify the end of worldwide coal power generation & permanently commit the polluting fossil fuel to history. In a speech held outside Glasgow at the Whitelee wind farm, the COP26 President-Designate appealed to policymakers, businesses & individuals to “pick…
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Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer

Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer: BEIS have stated that the government’s ambitions for the COP26 climate summit in November needs to be clearer showed an report by Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS). BEIS has called for more clarity in relation to the summit to ensure maximum potential for agreements and…
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Sainsbury’s named as a sponsor for COP26

Sainsbury’s named as a sponsor for COP26: COP26 has gained a new sponsor from Sainsbury’s which will take place in Glasgow in November. SSE, Scottish power, National Grid, Sky and Natwest Group have been announced as ‘principal partners’ and are now added to by Sainsbury’s decision. “Businesses have a key role to play in helping…
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COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK

COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK:  Alok Sharma, COP26 President announced that 2021 will bring a ‘golden thread’ of climate action driven by the UK. Talking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee early today, he stated: “2021 will be a very big year for the climate, it…
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Mr Kwarteng named Business Secretary & other changes

Mr Kwarteng named Business Secretary & other changes: The Prime Minister has selected Alok Sharma as full-time President of the UN COP26 climate conference which will be held in Glasgow this November, along with Kwasi Kwarteng named as Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Anne-Marie Trevelyan will become Minister of State for…
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