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Climate change: China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060'

China's surprise announcement of a long-term goal to curb emissions boosts UN climate talks.
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UN climate talks pushed back to November 2021 due to coronavirus

Observers caution against inaction due to the delay, with the UN warning that time is not on the planet's side.
Al Jazeera - Published

Key UN climate talks delayed until November 2021

Key international climate talks postponed as the result of the pandemic will now take place in the UK in November 2021, a year later than scheduled, it has been announced.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Britain, Host of U.N. Climate Talks, Proposes Full-Year Pandemic Delay

The postponement, expected to be approved, could result in national recovery plans with high environmental costs, some diplomats say. - Published

COP26: UK proposes new date for delayed climate change summit

BBC Local News: Glasgow and West Scotland -- Key UN climate talks were due to take place in Glasgow in November 2020 but could now take place one year later.
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UN climate talks overshadowed by UK-Scotland tensions

un climate talks overshadowed by uk-scotland tensions
Glasgow (AFP) Feb 18, 2020 Rising security costs, lack of planning and tensions between Scottish nationalists and the British government have cast a shadow of uncertainty over the UN's COP 26..
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Bank of England’s Carney: Business must come clean quickly on climate

bank of england’s carney: business must come clean quickly on climate
LONDON: Bank of England Governor Mark Carney called on the world’s businesses to publish strategies for cutting carbon emissions and adopting cleaner power sources by November, when world leaders..
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More Government climate action needed, says Gove

Michael Gove has acknowledged that the Government needs to do more to show leadership on global warming, as the UK prepares to host crucial UN climate talks.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Ban on new petrol and diesel cars brought forward to 2035 as UN talks launched

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles will be brought forward to 2035, under plans outlined as the Prime Minister launches key UN climate talks in the UK.
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Climate change: UK has 'one shot' at success at Glasgow COP26

If the Glasgow meeting fails, it will raise tough questions about the UN climate talks process, says the woman in charge.
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COP25: Another Lost Opportunity – Analysis

By Rajeesh Kumar* The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP25, held in Madrid from December 2-13, ended without any significant progress. Though the conference was the longest in the..
Eurasia Review - Published

Climate action must now focus on the global rich and their corporations

(MENAFN - The Conversation) The latest UN climate talks, known as COP24 , have just concluded. The supposed story this time was one of a grinding victory by the EU and developing n... - Published

UN Bureaucrats Chow Down On Burgers, While Attacking Meat – OpEd

They came for your car, your light bulb, your dishwasher and washing machine, your toilet, your electricity, your airline flight and so much more. Now you can add your burger and steak to their list of..
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Canada's new environment minister disappointed by results of UN talks

Canada's new environment minister is expressing disappointment at Sunday's lacklustre resolution of UN climate talks in Madrid.
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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

longest un climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets
After getting the longest ever extension in the history of annual UN climate conferences, two weeks of talks ended on a disappointing note on Sunday with all key issues — rules on carbon markets,..
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UN climate talks a 'lost opportunity', says Guterres

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A major climate summit wrapped up in Madrid Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament ... - Published Also reported by •SBS

Longest UN climate talks end with little progress

The longest U.N. climate talks on record came to a disappointing end Sunday in Madrid, with delegates from almost 200 nations at odds over how to address climate change and postponing debate about.. - Published

Carbon markets fail to win backing at UN climate talks

Envoys from almost 200 countries endorsed a limited set of measures to rein in climate change, shelving efforts to expand carbon markets as a tool to fight global warming. Delegates at a United Nations..
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UN climate talks undone by ‘ghost from the past’

Legacy of carbon credits created under 1997 Kyoto protocol turned into fatal obstacle - Published

UN climate talks limp towards finish line with little consensus

Demonstrations reflect growing frustration, particularly among young people, at slow pace of government efforts.
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UN climate talks stagger towards 'mediocre' outcome

A read on how far each country is willing to slash carbon emissions or assist less wealthy peers to do likewise - has largely failed to materialise.
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