COP26 – good COP, bad COP or COP out?
As the COP26 talks taking place in Glasgow have now finally concluded, IEMA’s Head of Policy, Ben Goodwin, discusses the outcomes and next steps. READ HERE.
Want to know more about COP26 and what it all means? Read our COP 101 here.
IEMA on COP26
- IEMA reacts to Environment Act - IEMA's Martin Baxter comments on Landmark Environment Act putting nature’s recovery and sustainability at the heart of the economy
- IEMA CEO reflects on the dangers of a lack of diversity on COP Gender Day - To mark gender day at COP26, IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE discusses her own experience, both at COP and professionally in addressing climate action.
- IEMA CEO speaks alongside government and haulage industry at Scania COP26 event - IEMA’s Chief Executive Officer Sarah Mukherjee MBE spoke at an event near Glasgow hosted by haulage company Scania, to discuss how IEMA and its membership can help transform the transport and freight sector towards net zero.
- As COP26 moves into its second week, where are we and what can we expect? - IEMA's Press Advisor André Farrar rounds up some of the happenings from COP26 so far, as IEMA have been attending and speaking.
Catch up on IEMA COP26 Webinars
In the build-up to COP26, we hosted weekly webinars on critical COP themes: climate change, climate security and risk, sustainable finance and the role of nature, featuring special guest speakers. Catch up on any you missed below:
Featured COP26 articles
Financial constraints are the biggest challenge for seven out of 10 councils when looking to achieve net-zero emissions, a survey of decision-makers at 50 UK local authorities has uncovered.
The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has today published its first monitoring report on the UK government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, warning that progress so far has been “slow”.
The climate targets of oil and gas majors rely heavily on emissions mitigation technologies (EMTs) that are expensive and unproven at scale, analysis by Carbon Tracker has uncovered.
Limiting global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels is now possible if all nations honour the climate pledges made at the Glasgow COP26 conference last year, a new study has found.