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UN: COP26 postponed due to Coronavirus

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19, according to a new release from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
Climate COVID-19

IEA head warns: COVID-19 must not stop climate efforts

The Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, Dr Fatih Birol, has urged governments to not lose sight of climate change challenges as they tackle the impact of the coronavirus.
UK climate budget

Calls for UK Chancellor to deliver a climate action Budget

Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak will tomorrow deliver his first Budget, and with the UK this year hosting the COP26 climate talks, there is an increased focus on what could be – and should be – included in his measures.

“I will not be silenced” – Greta Thunberg to 30,000 in...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg's march for climate action in the UK coty of Bristol saw a massive 30,000 people to march through the city streets on Friday.
Bristol Climate Strike

UK energy company instructs staff to join Thunberg-led strike

A UK clean energy company has instructed its 250 staff to join the school climate strike led by climate activist Greta Thunberg in Bristol, with no need to book time off.
Siemens London

Extinction Rebellion stage ‘crime scene’ at Siemens’ London offices

From 9:00 AM on Thursday morning dozens of people from Extinction Rebellion UK protested outside Siemens London office

EU launches Green Deal Investment plan to meet climate targets

Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, will mobilise public investment and help to unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, notably InvestEU, which would lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.

500 groups call for next US president to declare national climate...

US environmental and climate-justice groups at the United Nations climate change conference in Madrid called on the next U.S. president today to declare a national climate emergency.

ClientEarth lawyers file complaint over BP’s ‘misleading’ ad campaigns

ClientEarth lawyers have filed a high-level complaint against oil giant BP, claiming that it is misleading consumers about its focus on low carbon energy
Pope Francis

Pope Francis calls for ‘Ecological Sin’ to be added to doctrine

Pope Francis noted plans to update the Catechism of the Catholic Church to include environmental damages that risk “the common home” of humanity.

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