Month: October 2021

Questions Raised on Boris Johnson's Climate Credibility

Questions Raised on Boris Johnson’s Climate Credibility Ahead of the Cop26 Meeting

Campaigners fear that Rishi Sunak’s refusal to offer adequate funding is stifling the net-zero strategies. Boris Johnson’s leadership will be put to the test ahead of the Cop26 climate summit, as the chancellor and business secretary are at odds over the government’s impending aim to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. On Monday, the government is expected …

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Scottish Climate Expert Jim Skea

Scottish Climate Expert Jim Skea Speaks up About Pertinent Climate Issues

At the COP26 conference in Glasgow at the end of the month, Scottish climate change specialist Jim Skea has urged world leaders to “step up to the plate.” Prof Skea, a member of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said the scientists had spoken loudly and clearly, and that governments had run out …

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UK to push plan to ‘halt and reverse global deforestation by 2030’ at Cop26

‘Halt and Reverse Global Deforestation by 2030’: UK Stresses to forwarding Plan at the Cop26

Producers and consumers of commodities such as soya and cocoa will be urged by the government to commit to ending land clearances. The UK government is pressing for an ambitious agreement among world leaders at Cop26 to halt and reverse forest loss and degradation. Large producers and consumers of deforestation-related commodities like soya, cocoa, coffee, …

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