Tag: Cop26

Climate delegates snub Russian address as campaigners fear geopolitical setbacks

climate delegates snub russian address as campaigners fear geopolitical setbacks

World risks ‘sleepwalking to disaster’, officials told, as Bonn summit envoys walk out during Russian address Delegates have walked out of a session at a climate summit in Bonn on Monday as a Russian official made a speech, in a sign of the geopolitical tensions overshadowing the negotiations. The low-key protest marked the first intervention […]

‘Fracking threatens’: Ban Ki-moon alerts UK federal government over temperature dedications

fracking is dangerous ban ki moon warns uk government over climate commitments

The previous UN secretary-general mentions nations deal with raw options, induced due to the battle in Ukraine The previous UN assistant general has actually advised the UK versus fracking, as the planet stands up at a “hazardous” aspect in the environment situation, induced due to the attack of Ukraine.Ban Ki-moon, right now deputy seat of […]

Barnaby Joyce says Nationals did not sign Cop26 pact and Australia is ‘happy with targets’

Deputy prime minister says Coalition won’t change 2030 targets, and takes a swipe at climate summit president Alok Sharma Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing The Nationals did not sign the final communiqué of the Glasgow climate summit that commits to doing more to cut medium-term emissions, deputy prime minister Barnaby […]

Greg Hunt won’t say if Australia will update 2030 emissions target as required, instead quoting Shakespeare

Minister welcomes Cop26 summit outcome but sidesteps questions on target arguing ‘we’ll continue to update our projections’ Five questions the Coalition must answer after agreeing to Cop26 pact Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Senior minister Greg Hunt has refused to say whether Australia under a Morrison government will update its […]

Pressure mounts on countries to strike Cop26 deal as talks pass deadline

Deadlock stretched climate summit past its scheduled end with hopes leaders will reach agreement by Saturday See all our Cop26 coverage Cop26 climate talks were closing in on a global deal aimed at limiting devastating global warming, with UK organisers hoping for a final agreement to the marathon negotiations on Saturday. Delegates from nearly 200 […]

US-China deal on emissions welcomed by global figures and climate experts

UN and EU say the agreement could help pave the way to wider breakthrough, though concerns remain over ‘patchy details’ An unexpected agreement between the US and China to work together on cutting emissions has been broadly welcomed by leaders and climate experts. The world’s two biggest emitters appeared to put aside their differences at […]