A wealth of new measures were included in the government’s response to Sir Partha Dasgupta’s review of the economics of biodiversity, from greener schools to applying net gain to major infrastructure projects. Here’s what you need to know... Read more
News, comment and analysis on the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties.
Glasgow will host 30,000 delegates in November for UN climate talks, billed as the most significant since the Paris agreement was signed in the French capital in 2015.
The government faces the embarrassing prospect of a House of Lords-instigated Environment Bill delay while the UK hosts the crucial COP26 climate summit, later this year
Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that Amazon is 'absolutely insane' to destroy sellable goods, as a TV expose found two weeks ago, while being interrogated on decarbonisation plans by leading MPs
The government has announced details of its ‘presidency programme’ that will run alongside the formal negotiations for the COP26 conference, including advancing progress on clean energy, and ensuring the participation of women, girls and young people is at the centre of climate action
An unprecedented collaboration between ecologists and climate scientists has pleaded for the world’s governments to address biodiversity loss and global warming in concert
Prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to push the leaders of the world’s richest countries to back a new climate change plan to help developing countries to decarbonise their economies, according to reports
This year’s COP26, billed as the most important climate talks since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, is fast-approaching. Here's what you need to know.
The government has a huge task to justify its claims of being an environmental world leader ahead of the Glasgow climate conference this November, with critical strategies still awaited and key planks of its green agenda yet to be delivered. Here’s what you need to know
The international climate conference achieved little this year, with carbon markets decisions deferred to the 2020 summit in Glasgow. Isabella Kaminski looks at what stymied the critical talks
The Environment Bill has returned to parliament with new powers on plastic waste and a requirement for ministers to review and report on international green law. Here's what you need to know about what's new and what has been retained
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