COP26 Coverage

About the COP26 Coverage Series

DeSmog is on the ground at the UK-hosted United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland and will be bringing you news throughout the two-week conference.

In This Series

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The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.

The ‘sustainability principles’ outlined in the document could in fact contribute to increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, a policy analyst has claimed.
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The countries involved produce only a small proportion of global oil and gas supply, but see the world-first diplomatic effort as a starting point.

The countries involved produce only a small proportion of global oil and gas supply, but see the world-first diplomatic effort as a starting point.
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CAR26 director Lois Perry was at a fringe event outside the official summit and organisers say she “left of her own accord”.

CAR26 director Lois Perry was at a fringe event outside the official summit and organisers say she “left of her own accord”.
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Campaigners criticised the Spanish energy giant and its subsidiary ScottishPower, an official COP26 sponsor, over their green PR at the UN climate summit.

Campaigners criticised the Spanish energy giant and its subsidiary ScottishPower, an official COP26 sponsor, over their green PR at the UN climate summit.
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The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.

The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.
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“This is a very cheap shot, really a sign of desperate grasping for something to criticise,” a professor of environmental studies said in response to the news.

“This is a very cheap shot, really a sign of desperate grasping for something to criticise,” a professor of environmental studies said in response to the news.
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A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.

A tour by activists exposes Glasgow’s contribution to climate and racial injustice.