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.
Oil firms under fire for lobbying on COP26 climate summit
The oil industry has lobbied the Scottish Government on “the importance of balanced messaging” in the run-up to the global climate summit in Glasgow.
Parent firm of COP26 sponsor opened big gas plants in Mexico
The parent company of COP26 climate summit sponsor ScottishPower has opened four new gas-fired power plants in Mexico since 2019.
Scots university members of green COP26 network invest £5.2m in fossil fuels and arms
Scots universities signed up to a COP26 network have shares worth nearly £5.2 million in fossil fuel firms and arms companies causing pollution.
Hundreds of police recruits ‘breach coronavirus rules’
Hundreds of police recruits training at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan were not given medical checks or made to social distance, we can reveal.
US climate-denying think tank plans to host event in Glasgow
An American think tank which disputes climate change is planning to hold an event in Glasgow in the run-up to the United Nations climate summit in November.