The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference. It took place in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October to 12 November 2021.
Glasgow spent ten million on agency cleansing workers
Glasgow City Council has spent almost £10m on agency workers to empty bins and deal with recycling in the last five years, we can reveal.
SPA rejects calls for independent COP26 policing inquiry
The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) has rejected calls for an independent inquiry into policing over the course of COP26.
NatWest has lent £3 billion to North Sea firms since Paris Agreement
Edinburgh-based bank NatWest lent £3 billion to North Sea oil and gas firms between 2016 and 2021 prompting criticism from environmentalists.
Firm mining for gold slammed for lack of transparency on environmental impact
Campaigners claim that exploration licences to drill in a 466-mile area for gold, silver, zinc, copper, and lead were awarded without proper consultation.
MSPs lobbying at £200 a head dinner sparks call for better transparency rules
A dozen Scots politicians, including two government ministers, were wined and dined by companies at a £200 per head dinner during the COP26 summit, The Ferret can reveal.
Police Scotland ‘lied’ about its policing of two protests during COP26, according to new report
Police Scotland “lied” to the Scottish Police Authority to “cover up their failures” when questioned on its policing of two protests during COP26, alleges a report by police monitoring network Netpol and campaign group Article 11.
FFS explains: loss and damage at COP26
Ferret Fact Service looked at loss and damage and how it was addressed at COP26.
‘Greenwashing’ Glasgow: corporate COP uncovered
Dozens of official and unofficial side events were organised by polluting companies or fossil fuel lobby groups at COP26. But were they offering 'solutions' or was it all greenwash? Our short film explores corporate COP.
A ‘toxic tour’ of Glasgow’s links with fossil fuel industry
Video: The Ferret joined a "toxic tour" of Glasgow led by climate change activists highlighting the city’s links to fossil fuels.