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COP26: little progress on the key issues so far

11th November 2021, by Richard Dixon

Boris Johnson will claim great progress in Glasgow but on the real issues little has been achieved, with talks expected to run late.

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Backwards COP26 looks set up to fail

4th November 2021, by Richard Dixon

It is a bad sign to have the world leaders turn up at the start rather than the end.

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Carbon markets’ history of failures mean focus must be on real pollution cuts

28th October 2021, by Richard Dixon

Big polluters are pushing Carbon Markets at COP26 but they have a history of failure and could worsen inequality

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Climate talks legitimacy called into question as most impacted people are excluded

25th October 2021, by Mary Church

If those most impacted by the climate crisis are not at the table, how can COP26 come up with an outcome that is fair and legitimate?

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Will COP26 stop our governments from banking on fossil fuels?

25th October 2021, by Ric Lander

As long as our banks, pensions and institutions continue to invest in fossil fuels, we are banking our future on their success – in COP26, but also in our national and local governments.

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Scottish Labour’s drift towards nuclear power

21st October 2021, by Richard Dixon

Calls for new nuclear power are rearing their ugly head again including from Scottish Labour, who blocked nuclear in Scotland 16 years ago.

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Support the COP26 strikes – they show us the power we need to tackle climate change

20th October 2021, by Ryan Morrison

In their fight for fair pay and proper investment in essential services, these workers are demonstrating the power that we must build everywhere to tackle the climate crisis at its roots.

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Will COP26 change Scotland’s transport system?

18th October 2021, by Gavin Thomson

COP26 should've provided the impetus to change it, but Scotland's transport system is still miles away from where we need it to be.

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COP26 and the problem with over-consumption

15th October 2021, by Kim Pratt

Over-consumption is pushing our planet to breaking point. COP negotiations need to stop rich countries from outsourcing emissions.

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