Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021

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Boris Johnson failing on UK plan to reach net zero, say MPs
Public accounts committee report says despite green rhetoric, government policy is falling short

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on climate and the budget: Sunak fails the green test | Editorial
Editorial: By failing to plan for a low-carbon recovery, the chancellor has revealed his lack of vision

Editorial

04, Mar, 2021 @6:37 PM

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International climate scientists join call to halt Leeds Bradford airport expansion
Academics write to Robert Jenrick predicting dire consequences for climate crisis if plans go ahead

Matthew Taylor

04, Mar, 2021 @1:47 PM

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The climate crisis can't be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Simon Lewis
Disaster looms if big finance is allowed to game the carbon offsetting markets to achieve ‘net zero’ emissions, says climate scientist and writer Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis

03, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Budget is vital test of UK government's green credentials
Analysis: Ministers urged to show global leadership as Britain prepares to host UN Cop26 climate talks

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

01, Mar, 2021 @2:31 PM

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A third of top UK firms' CO2 emissions not in line with global climate goals
Analysis shows emissions from 31 FTSE 100 companies are well above what’s needed to hit Paris targets

Jasper Jolly

01, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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CO2 emissions: nations' pledges 'far away' from Paris target, says UN
Secretary general António Guterres says first assessment of promises amounts to ‘red alert for our planet’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Be 'muscular' and drive green recovery, Cameron tells Johnson
Free market can be overruled if necessary to create post-Covid growth, ex-PM advises former rival

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis hitting 'worst case scenarios', warns Environment Agency
Sir James Bevan says extreme flooding in UK indicates urgent need for change if humanity is to survive

Matthew Taylor

23, Feb, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Climate crisis is driving insecurity, Johnson to tell world leaders
Prime minister to use chairing of UN security council session to set scene for Cop26 climate conference

Peter Walker and Fiona Harvey

22, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Keep funding green homes to meet emissions target, say businesses
CBI, Energy UK and others tell chancellor cutting scheme will risk target of net zero emissions by 2050

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Absolutely ridiculous’: top scientist slams UK government over coalmine
Exclusive: Prof Sir Robert Watson says backing of Cumbrian mine refutes claims of climate leadership

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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