How can one small young girl, Greta Thunberg, tower over the world leaders? These are the people who direct our paths for the next decades and yet at the COP26 they spoke loudly but did little and they need to be called out for that as they were by Greta.
Dozens of events are planned worldwide to demand cuts in fossil fuel use and immediate help for communities already affected by climate change, particularly in poorer countries.
From the earth-shaking way the breaking news was reported on Wednesday, many may have thought the world had suddenly tilted — and its axis now runs directly through Glasgow, Scotland. “The United States and China jolted the
The Conference of Parties (CoP26) in Glasgow, the UN Climate Summit, nearly ended on a sour note when India backed by China and other developing economies, changed the final statement about coal to “phasing down” instead
Success, or failure, or both? The outcome of Cop26, with its last-minute compromise on running down the use of coal, will be picked over in the coming weeks. While it is a temptation to give rapid judgements, one of the overriding lessons from previous climate summits
India maintained its 10th rank like last year and continued to be among the top-performing countries within the Group of 20 in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2022 report. The Scandinavian countries score high; Denmark took
China on Tuesday welcomed a virtual meeting between President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden as raising hopes for better relations, while the US was more muted on the talks as the world’s two biggest powers sought to ratchet down
It’s a slightly surreal experience to be reporting from Cop26 not only as The Independent’s climate correspondent but also as someone who was born a stone’s throw from where the summit is taking place. People have gathered in Glasgow from nearly
The two-week conference in Scotland delivered a major win in resolving the rules around carbon markets, but it did little to assuage vulnerable countries’ concerns about long-promised climate financing from rich nations.