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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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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First hydrogen-powered train starts trials today

First hydrogen-powered train starts trials today: The UK mainline will see the first-ever hydrogen-powered train on its track today. The HydroFLEX train trial today follows development work of almost two years and investment by both Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham of more than £1 million. The Department for Transport (DfT) also supported the project…
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UN climate summit COP26: new dates agreed

UN climate summit COP26: new dates agreed: The new date for the  COP26 UN summit to take place is between 1st and 12th November next year. The event was originally scheduled to take place during November 2020 in Glasgow, however, it had to be postponed due to the pandemic. The decision on the new date…
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