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26 results for: cop26
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 After breakthrough agreements being announced in week one of COP26, the parties refocused their efforts on negotiating remaining key...

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As COP26 enters its second week, climate finance issues remain a notable point of contention in negotiations. Talks with respect to...

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With just two more days left at COP26, negotiators are facing pressure to agree and finalise a range of outstanding matters that have...

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Transport Day at COP26 will see the launch of: 

  • the declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans;
  • the...
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COP26 kicked off today with several world leaders expressing the need for urgent action to address global climate change. While remarks...

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On 13 November 2021, the Paris Agreement Article 6 Rulebook was finally approved, after intensive negotiations over the course of COP26,...

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Climate finance issues were the center of discussion on November 3, 2021, but climate finance issues permeated through nearly all other...

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Article 6 issues are on the table to be resolved at COP26. Article 6 governs international carbon markets that allow countries to finance...

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A new analysis by the Climate Action Tracker calculates that the world is heading for 2.4C of warming, far more than the 1.5C limit...

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The end of week one of the COP26 summit is upon us.  So far we have seen major commitments from financial institutions, countries, and...

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Yesterday at COP26 in Glasgow, 42 countries including the UK and the US endorsed the Breakthrough Agenda, which is a commitment to work...

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The fate of carbon market mechanisms, voluntary carbon market transactions, and carbon finance hang in balance pending outcome of...

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A climate pact is set to be unveiled at COP26, which is aimed at reducing methane emissions by 2030. The goal of the Global Methane Pledge

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Six years after the Paris Agreement was signed, a number of the rules that are critical to its implementation are yet to be agreed and...

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One point of progress at COP26 was measures adopted in moving Article 6.2 and 6.4 implementation forward.  While there is still work to...

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Key to the success of COP26 is concrete progress on the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which would not only provide...