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Australia at COP26 diary

John Englart

UN climate conference, the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) is ocurring in Glasgow from Monday November 1 to Friday November 12, 2021 (but may also go overtime into the weekend). This is my digital diary of Australia at COP26. Angus Taylor Australia COP26 Scott Morrison

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Episode 290: Countdown to COP26

GreenBiz

Plus, we speak with VERGE 21 keynote speaker Yishan Wong, founder and CEO of a startup working on 'reforestation in a box

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Climate Finance: Moving Forward After COP26

3BL Media

SUMMARY: The need for climate finance – the local, national, or transnational financing that enables climate change mitigation and adaptation – was much debated at COP26. Bridging the Funding Gap at COP26: Governmental Pledges. SOURCE: EcoVadis.

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Menus at COP26: Plant-forward or climate-backward?

GreenBiz

The food strategy for November's COP26 had five key points; source local, reduce food waste, increase plant-based options, add carbon labels and reusables

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Actioning COP26

Chris Hall

What actions must investors, companies and policy makers prioritise in 2022 and beyond, in order to make COP26 pledges and commitments meaningful and operational? link] The post Actioning COP26 appeared first on ESG Investor. COP26 Webinar

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COP26 Achieves Methane Milestone - Corporates Must Act, Across Value Chains

3BL Media

The COP26 summit in Glasgow received mixed reactions from activists and onlookers, with many arguing that national leaders remain too lax on a time-bound strategy for halting global warming to 1.5°C KEYWORDS: EcoVadis, COP26, Anne Benz, Julia Kostin. SOURCE: EcoVadis.

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The missing monster message at COP26

GreenBiz

If we don’t reduce the habits of our “people of plenty,” we share more harm in our combined near future

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For the world’s athletes, COP26 is no game

GreenBiz

That will change at COP26 Athletes and the broader sports community traditionally have not had much of a presence at prior global climate conferences.

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13 big deals that made COP26 the ‘Business COP’

GreenBiz

Amid a controversial climate summit, a baker's dozen of initiatives that will affect the private sector for years to come

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Whether COP26 succeeds hinges on 4 critical questions

GreenBiz

COP26 is an all-hands-on-deck moment for everyone to rise up and demand their leaders take bold climate action.

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COP26 and the power of ambition loops

GreenBiz

How dynamic changes can be initiated from many points in a system and how non-state actors can drive change

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How to leverage COP26 to its full potential

GreenBiz

Advice from a veteran communications pro on how to seize the moment

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Here's what to make of the COP26 methane moment

GreenBiz

The fight to reduce the powerful super pollutant is already underway, with the focus on agriculture, landfill management and industrial emissions

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6 priorities for delivering energy breakthroughs from COP26

GreenBiz

Pushing for more carbon markets, focusing on hard to abate sectors and upping green financing funding will help get our energy system into a green future

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Where do we stand on COP26 climate promises?

GreenBiz

A progress report on promises around national emission-reductions targets, adaptation finance, methane emissions, deforestation and phasing out coal

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Episode 284: Controversy amid COP26 countdown

GreenBiz

Plus, would you 'borrow' a shopping bag? Inside the Beyond the Bag program pilot

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COP26: Postpone, virtual or as you were?

GreenBiz

This year's U.N. climate convention and a planned summit of its sister treaty, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), are more important than usual. So far, neither has been postponed. Climate Change Climate Conferences Corporate Strategy Policy & Politics

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Let’s put corporate boards on the spot at COP26

GreenBiz

Collectively, corporate boards have more clout than many government leaders to reverse the damage caused by climate change

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#COP26 is happening on Twitter

Environmental News Bits

As global leaders convene in Glasgow for #COP26, people around the world are using Twitter to get the latest, connect with the environmental community, and galvanize around pressing climate challenges. Read the full post on the Twitter blog. The climate conversation happening on Twitter continues to accelerate, generating more than 40 million Tweets in 2021 alone.

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A year on, COP26 pledges ring hollow

Financial Times: Moral Money

Plus, Big Tech isn’t so clean after all

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Finance to the fore as catalytic climate capital rallies COP26

Impact Alpha

The post Finance to the fore as catalytic climate capital rallies COP26 appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Catalytic Capital Clean Energy Climate Finance Conservation Features Green Infrastructure Impact Investing Regeneration COP26ImpactAlpha, Nov.

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Bond Investors Can Help Hold Companies Accountable Post COP26

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: The United Nations Glasgow Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, concluded in November with 200 nations signing the Glasgow Climate Pact (GCP), an agreement that could accelerate climate action and drive big carbon cuts. SOURCE: AllianceBernstein.

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Australia, Captain of the Fossil Fueled Five, wins Colossal Fossil of COP26

John Englart

Australia wins Colossal Fossil Award of COP26 - Jo Dodds accepts awardLoss and damage is very real even for first world people in Australia. After the Black Summer bushfires there are still people living in tents two years later, while a bushfire recovery fund remains entirely unspent.

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Briefing: Four Takeaways from COP26

Impact Alpha

The post Briefing: Four Takeaways from COP26 appeared first on ImpactAlpha. On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken checks in with FullCycle’s Stephan Nicoleau, back from the climate summit in Glasgow. Plus, the headlines.

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Following COP26, it’s clear the commitment of The Climate Pledge is more urgent than ever

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Climate action at scale could be the most significant economic transformation in human history and companies are integral to the progress

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Decarbonizing the built environment: Takeaways from COP26

McKinsey

Here are the key takeaways from a roundtable discussion McKinsey hosted at the COP26 Climate Change Conference. How can the cement and construction industry achieve net zero by 2050?

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Transport Day at COP26: aviation, shipping, EVs but don't mention cycling, micro-mobility or public transport

John Englart

Wednesday 10 November was designated transport day at the UN Climate conference COP26. The UK Government used their position as COP26 Presidency for 3 specific declarations, all areas that need to be addressed.

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Episode 292: Early buzz from COP26, more VERGE 21 voices

GreenBiz

Plus, why Intuit's new marketplace for small businesses is such a big deal

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Preparing for COP26

Envirotec Magazine

One solution might be carbon pricing, and the imposition of such a measure was Bordini-Staden’s “biggest hope” for COP26. The UN Climate Change Conference is only a few months away, and to say that expectations are high would be an understatement.

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Its a wrap: Australians support climate action - Financial Times Wrap for Nov 6 for #COP26

John Englart

During @COP26, we’ll be taking over the front page of one of the most significant newspapers in the UK — and we want your name on it!Join Australia COP26 Financial Times

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COP26 Live Blog: All in for 1.5ºC

We Mean Business Coalition

SATURDAY 13 NOVEMBER – This statement is the We Mean Business Coalition response to the Glasgow Climate Pact, agreed at COP26. . An updated draft proposal was released by the COP26 Presidency this morning, on the last official day of the conference.

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Coal, Deforestation, Zero-Emission Vehicles: A Closer Look at Six Key Commitments from the COP26 Climate Conference

GreenBiz

The Insight Report, Coal, Deforestation, Zero-Emission Vehicles: A Closer Look at Six Key Commitments from the COP26 Climate Conference examines six commitments made by nations around the world to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions, reduce global warming and avert potential disaster.

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COP26 goals could cap warming

Green Career News

Experts say that strict adherence to the COP26 climate goals should keep global warming to 2?. News Articles

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Civil aviation High Ambition emissions reduction at COP26? yeah nah just more greenwashing, blah, blah , blah - back to you ICAO

John Englart

Spoof Aviation ambition website details what true ambition might look likeThe United Kingdon today unveiled the International Aviation Climate Ambition Coalition at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.High ambition?

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What is COP26? | Countdown

TEDxInnovations

What is COP26? What is COP26? Here's what you need to know about the crucial UN climate conference set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31-November 12, 2021.

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Wins and losses of COP26

Eco-Business

Here is a snapshot of the wins and losses at COP26 Negotiators in Glasgow found some common ground and managed to strike a climate deal after two weeks of intense talks, but the world remains far from limiting warming.

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Roundtable: Should COP26 be delayed?

Eco-Business

Civil society groups have called for a delay to COP26, but their main aim is to make the UN climate conference fairer and more inclusive

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COP26 deal sparks hope for positive tipping points

Science Daily / Earth & Environment

The Breakthrough Agenda agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points to tackle the climate crisis, researchers say

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COP26 Glasgow Ocean Pasture Restoration To The Rescue

Russ George

In Scotland 25,000 COP26 people are speaking ‘Bureaucratise’ about climate change. Watch the COP26 Special Meeting on Ocean Pasture Restoration. Click to play COP26 OPR Session Video. Bring Back The Fish COP26 ocean pasture restoration oceans OPR scotland

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COP26: is finance for climate action ‘flowing’?

Eco-Business

As COP26 draws near, the window of opportunity to deliver on finance and build trust with developing nations is closing

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COP26 a washout? Don’t lose hope – here’s why

Renewable Energy World

It’s fair to say that there has been a lot of pressure on Glasgow’s COP26 to deliver. Added to all of the above is the urgency unavoidably added by the rescheduling of COP26 by a year, owing to the impacts and restrictions of Covid19.

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COP26 economist: There are winners and losers to halting deforestation

Environmental News Bits

Researchers at COP26 speak of their hopes and fears for the momentous climate summit — and what they hope to achieve by attending. Read the full story in Nature. Read more → Climate change

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IEEFA Update: COP26 is different to prior COPs

Environmental News Bits

COP26 is about implementation and the actions of this decade. Read the full story from IEEFA. We don’t need a new Paris Agreement treaty – we need a global ratcheting up of ambition. And that is what we are seeing – there is a pull forward in ambition timetables as the race accelerates, and the… Read more → Climate change