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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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£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement

£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement: About £2 trillion invested in UK retirement pots are misaligned with the Paris Climate Agreement. A current study by Make My Money Matter projects a staggering 71 of 100 major pension funds have not made ‘robust’ net zero emissions commitments yet. The writers of the study…
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Without new coal being produced COP26 will be a success

Without new coal being produced COP26 will be a success: By 2021 there will be no new coal if COP26 is a success. That is the core result of a new analysis by the think-tank E3G, which reveals that the global pipeline of coal power facilities may soon fail. According to the research, the number…
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World is faulting on satisfying Paris Agreement except one

World is faulting on satisfying Paris Agreement except one: With COP26 coming up very soon, it appears the only country globally to be on the right path to meet the Paris Agreement targets is The Gambia. This is the conclusion of a current report by Climate Action Tracker, it believes that all nations, along with…
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To halt global warming almost $4.4tn is needed

To halt global warming almost $4.4tn is needed If the world is to reverse the serious impacts of climate change then almost $4.4 trillion (£3.1tn) a year is needed to be invested in energy transition. It is suggested that expenditure on clean energy will have to increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion…
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America Rejoins Paris Climate Change agreement

America Rejoins Paris Climate Change agreement: The first day of the US return to the Paris Agreement was marked as last Friday. António Guterres, UN Secretary-General stated while speaking at a virtual event: “For the past four years, the absence of a key player created a gap in the Paris Agreement, a missing link that…
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Trump’s exit from Paris Agreement has been formalised

Trump’s exit from Paris Agreement has been formalised: The US has officially withdrawn from the Paris Agreement, 3 years after Donald Trump made his announcement. The UK, Chile, France, Italy and the UN Climate Change body have acknowledged it by issuing a combined statement. “On 12th December we will be celebrating the five year anniversary…
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No fossil fuel company is in line with 2°C climate limit

No fossil fuel company is in line with 2°C climate limit: The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) says no major fossil fuel company’s emissions pathway is aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C. A sustainable investment initiative report recently published claims despite a raft of “attention-grabbing” climate commitments made by European oil and gas companies in…
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Ambitious climate action urged by UK and Germany

Ambitious climate action urged by UK and Germany:  Countries have been urged to come together to tackle climate change through new goals by COP26 President Alok Sharma and COP25 President Carolina Schmidt. Mr Sharma speaking during the week of the UN General Assembly, highlighted an invitation to world leaders to attend a virtual event on…
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People facing water stress could double by 2050

People facing water stress could double by 2050 if global warming is not kept below 2°C. A new study published in the Earth’s Future journal makes the suggestion, which warns it equates to an additional 380 million people that could face water stress by mid-century, compared to the number living in such conditions during 2010.…
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