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Announcements

“The Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) represents a rare supply-side initiative to cut hydrocarbon production. The group, which was created by Denmark and Costa Rica in the lead-up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, now has 11 signatories, according to a statement on Thursday. They include Sweden, Ireland, Greenland, Quebec, Wales, Portugal, California and New Zealand.”

“Called the Clydebank Declaration, the agreement aims to focus the industry on specific maritime corridors, such as from Asia to Europe, and on specific ports in countries where the government has committed to making zero-carbon shipping happen.”

“The nation announced a more ambitious climate change and renewables target at COP26 in Glasgow, and will be boosted by a $160 million funding pledge from the summit host nation.”

What’s at stake

UN chief says global warming goal on 'life support'
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that a key temperature goal in climate talks is “on life support” but he still hopes that world governments will step up their pledges to slash emissions of greenhouse gases.

Other Stories

India flags two and three wheeler emissions focus at COP26
India has highlighted the need to focus on the emissions related to two and three wheelers alongside other vehicles as part of a zero emissions target at the COP26 summit in Glasgow
EU states split on classifying nuclear energy as 'green' | DW | 11.11.2021
"It's too risky, too slow and too expensive," Germany says — while other EU members have pushed for the bloc to classify nuclear power as eco-friendly for investors.
Climate vulnerable in the Global South demand COP26 action
Those on the front line of extreme weather say words from world leaders are no longer enough.
‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26
Climate experts say their message is getting through but more urgent work is needed
Vanessa Nakate, speaking for a leery youth movement, offers a challenge: ‘Prove us wrong.’
The Ugandan activist’s speech on Thursday was one of the most powerful so far at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow.
Robert Del Naja: why we need a Massive Attack on climate misinformation
Artists are joining with campaigners to demand an end to greenwashing.