Aligning climate finance  for an equitable & sustainable net zero future – COP26 Universities Network Briefing Managing the climate crisis and pensions Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency speaking at the Investment & Pensions Europe Conference & Awards, 2 December 2021 This year, the IPE conference and awards comes hot on the heels […]

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Bob Earll  The Cambo oil field decision was one of those issues that dogged UK Government throughout the COP26 process. How could they on the one hand encourage others to stop extracting fossil fuels and on the other be supporting Cambo. This decision by Shell, coming as it does after COP26, is seen in very […]

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The EEA’s new ‘Europe’s changing climate hazards’ is an interactive report that gives an overview of past and projected changes in Europe’s most important climate hazards and how they impact European regions. The EEA report is especially valuable for policymakers and experts concerned with climate risk assessment and adaptation planning in Europe. EU Member States can also use the information to […]

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Bob Earll In the aftermath of COP26 it is the text of the final agreement that needs to be assessed as the main output. This is the Nov 13th version COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact https://unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/cma2021_L16_adv.pdf Glasgow Climate Pact – Washington Post – This is an annotated version of the Glasgow Climate Pact final text and […]

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Jan Brooke ‘Are Sediments your thing? Concerned about the Climate Emergency? Want to take Climate Action? Take a look at the COP26 Sediment Management Pledge launched in Glasgow last week by SedNet and Navigating a Changing Climate – see https://sednet.org/climate-change-and-sediment-management-pledge/ and join the forward-looking organisations that have already signed up.  Do you share our ambitions? […]

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The final agreement  The final agreement Sharma & Johnson – Post COP26 press conference COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact – Press Release    UK COP site COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact Guardian Summary Commentary: Celebrations and Recriminations Business Green – James Murray Chris Packham is angry In covering the COP26 conference in its vast complexity some points have […]

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Business Green commentary on the draft final agreement https://www.businessgreen.com/news/4040050/cop26-draft-text-calls-nations-end-fossil-fuel-subsidies-strengthen-climate-plans BBC COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022 Countries are being urged to strengthen their carbon-cutting targets by the end of 2022 in a draft agreement published at the COP26 Glasgow climate summit. The document says vulnerable nations must get […]

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