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26th UN Climate Change conference held in Glasgow, Scotland

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2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference: 26th UN Climate Change conference held in Glasgow, Scotland
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP26, was the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, held at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, from 31 October to 13 November 2021. The president of the conference was UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma. Delayed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the third meeting of the parties to the 2015 Paris Agreement, and the 16th meeting of the parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP16).

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"You hardly need any public money to invest in renewables" - Frans Timmermans

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Sharma: Let's agree on a deal tonight and conclude COP26

COP26 president Alok Sharma urges other nations to agree to a draft deal tonight and conclude COP26. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Activists dress as world leaders in COP26 protest [Video]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that "everybody needs to recognise that we really are in the final furlong" with regards to COP26 climate talks, adding "it's in the final furlong where the horses..

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Cop26 president Alok Sharma has urged countries to achieve an agreement and identify issues that require "urgent collective attention". Addressing the climate summit on Friday afternoon, Mr Sharma..

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Alok Sharma on COP26: 'It's on all of us to deliver' [Video]

Alok Sharma on COP26: 'It's on all of us to deliver'

COP26 President Alok Sharma has told reporters that "it is on all of us to deliver" as he made his way to the plenary at the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has said that the new text in the latest draft proposal from the COP26 climate talks is "watering down" what they had yesterday. Lucas added: "These last few hours are..

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COP26 draft deal treads fine line to spur climate action [Video]

COP26 draft deal treads fine line to spur climate action

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COP26 latest: New draft text released, but is time running out? [Video]

COP26 latest: New draft text released, but is time running out?

Today was supposed to be COP26's last day but an extension seems likely if negotiators are unable to strike a climate deal by this evening.

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Countries urged to curb fossil fuels on COP26 final day [Video]

Countries urged to curb fossil fuels on COP26 final day

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Johnson appeals to world leaders in 'last hours' of COP26 [Video]

Johnson appeals to world leaders in 'last hours' of COP26

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeals for world leaders to "come together" and "compromise" in the "last hours" of COP26 to realise their carbon-cutting goals. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM says MPs who break the rules 'should be punished' [Video]

PM says MPs who break the rules 'should be punished'

Boris Johnson says MPs who break the rules on second jobs "should be punished". Speaking at a press conference at the COP26 summit in Glasgow the prime minister says, "you must put your job as an MP..

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What's in the draft deal for the COP26 climate summit? [Video]

What's in the draft deal for the COP26 climate summit?

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COP26: Reactions to the UN climate conference draft agreement [Video]

COP26: Reactions to the UN climate conference draft agreement

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