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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.

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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

Climate change remains top concern for UK public

Around three-quarters of UK adults are currently worried about climate change, making it the joint most concerning issue in the country, a survey by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found.

30th September 2022

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The government has lifted its ban on fracking for shale gas in England and is considering designating potential sites for the controversial extraction as ‘nationally important infrastructure’.

28th September 2022

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A total of 570 British environmental laws are set to be rewritten or removed from the UK’s statute book under a government bill revoking EU legislation, sparking claims that ministers have launched an assault on nature.

28th September 2022

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Switching to renewable energy could save the world at least £10.2trn compared to continuing current levels of fossil fuel use, according to a major study.

22nd September 2022

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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is in a prime position to emerge as a world leader in carbon-neutral or green steel, according to the latest research.

22nd September 2022

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Almost one-third of UK businesses believe that energy price rises are likely to have a negative impact on investments in net-zero measures, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has found.

25th August 2022

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The UK's National Drought Group (NDG) has this week agreed measures to manage the current drought and minimise risks for next year, with businesses now facing a “new normal” for water.

25th August 2022

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The UK government has launched a consultation to collect views on how using new animal feed products can reduce methane emissions from livestock.

25th August 2022

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Investors managing $9.8trn (£8trn) in assets have joined a new campaign urging 72 of the world’s biggest corporate water users and polluters to value and act on water as a financial risk.

17th August 2022

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