The First Minister is due to make a speech in Washington DC on Monday as part of a two-day visit to the US. Failure to meet the climate change targets agreed at the COP26 summit in Glasgow would be “catastrophic”, Nicola Sturgeon will warn. Six months on from the global conference, the First Minister will say that the “world looks very different” in the wake of the Russian attack on Ukraine.
Failure to meet the climate change targets agreed at the Cop26 summit in Glasgow would be “catastrophic”, Nicola Sturgeon will warn. Six months on from the global conference, the First Minister will say that the “world looks very different” in the wake of the Russian attack on Ukraine.
The Government minister is to urge countries to accelerate action to tackle dangerous global warming Failure to honour promises made at Cop26 would be an “act of monstrous self-harm”, Alok Sharma is to warn world leaders six months after the climate conference. The Government minister is to urge countries to accelerate action to tackle dangerous global warming in a speech on Monday in Glasgow, where he presided over the talks last November.
Police Scotland spends almost £20m on fleet of electric cars in bid to become 'greenest force' in Britain
In the last three years it has bought 599 specially adapted Hyundai Kona models at a cost of £15.2million, figures released last week show. Police Scotland has spent almost £20million on electric cars in a bid to make it the greenest force in Britain, the Sunday Mail can reveal.
Six months on, the war in Ukraine and ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have derailed some changes agreed on in Glasgow In the run-up to Cop26, the UK government used the mantra “Cash, coal, cars and trees to keep the world to 1.5C” to highlight four key areas on which the conference would focus.
Amid an energy crisis caused by war in Ukraine, climate experts say November talks must act on plans to limit global heating When weary delegates tumbled out of the emptying halls of the Scottish Event Campus into the chill of a Glasgow night last November, the mood was buoyant, if exhausted.
The Government minister who presided over the Cop26 climate conference says “climate security has become synonymous with energy security” because of Russia’s “illegal and brutal invasion of Ukraine”. Cabinet Office minister Alok Sharma told the Society of Editors’ (SoE) “future of news” summit in London that “chronic threat of climate change” would be the “biggest story of the 21st century”.
The Queen’s “episodic mobility problems” stretch back to last autumn and have led to her cancelling a run of major engagements over the last seven months. In October 2021, she used a walking stick at a Westminster Abbey service – the first time she had done so at a major event.
Scotland’s life sciences sector became the “biggest destination” for tech investment thanks to a boom in healthcare innovation during the pandemic, according to new analysis. The government-owned British Business Bank found that investment in Scotland’s smaller life sciences companies reached £61 million during the first nine months of 2021 – 42 per cent higher than the figure for the whole of 2020 (£43 million).
Tories descend into infighting over claims Jeremy Hunt is plotting leadership bid if Boris Johnson is ousted
Allies of Jeremy Hunt hit back at reports that he is already organising his bid if Boris Johnson is ousted The Conservative Party has been hit by a fresh bout of infighting on the eve of Boris Johnson’s first major electoral test since the partygate scandal erupted. Allies of Jeremy Hunt, a potential leadership contender if the PM is forced to fall on his sword over lockdown parties in Downing Street, hit back at reports at the weekend that he is already organising his bid.
M&C Saatchi plans to restart dividend payouts as it returns to profit following huge gains in new clients
M&C Saatchi's annual revenue grew by more than a fifth to £394.6m last year No dividends were paid by the company in either of the past two calendar years Advertising agency M&C Saatchi has declared its intention to recommence paying dividends this year after rebounding back to profit.
World leaders' warm words during the Cop26 climate summit have evaporated—and poor people in India and Pakistan are paying the price Downloading PDF. Please wait... Friday 29 April 2022 Issue 2803 More than a billion people face a relentless heatwave in India and Pakistan. It’s a devastating foretaste of what lies in store for humanity in an era of climate change.
Earlier this month, the City saw the familiar banners and heard the recognisable chanting of Extinction Rebellion, who made their way across the Square Mile. Protests like theirs have become commonplace globally. Whether you agree with their tactics or not, it is impossible to deny that their actions reflect a shift in the public mood.