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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Global Summit to take place in UK

Global Summit to take place in UK : The Global Summit on Climate and Development is to be hosted in the UK later this month as part of the road to COP26 that is to be held in Glasgow in November. The most vulnerable countries will be the focus of the Summit as many developing…
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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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Tech Zero taskforce to be created by bulb-led coalition

Tech Zero taskforce to be created by bulb-led coalition: A taskforce is being created to tackle climate change by a group of British tech companies. The energy company Bulb is leading the Tech Zero taskforce, this includes Revolut, the transport app Citymapper, the digital health firm Babylon and among others banking providers  Starling Bank. The group…
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Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels: More extreme weather and flooding are set to impact the UK as the climate emergency gets worse,  “worst case scenario” levels are being reached with extreme weather and flooding, says the Environent Agency. The government is being called on to take action to tackle the “unseen pandemic” by Cheif…
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Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident

Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident: Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard project has been halted by the High Court which has decided to quash permission after a challenge from one man living nearby. Raymond Pearce who lives near a planned cable route took the case into court. The impact of Vanguard base on the landscape and…
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Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID

Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID: A Scottish official has been reported as saying the COP26 climate summit may be postponed for a 2nd time if the condition  with the COVID-19 pandemic gets worse. The United nations gathering was first postponed last year & is currently due to take place from…
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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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10m UK carbon industry jobs will be upset by 2050

10m UK carbon industry jobs will be upset by 2050: Almost 10 million UK jobs from carbon exhaustive industries could be interrupted within the next 3 decades because of the conversion to net zero. This is reported from current research by the think tank Onward, that indicate some regions unnecessarily depend heavily on emitting industries…
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