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Narendra Modi at COP26. Credit: Colin Fisher / Alamy Stock Photo.

Q&A: What does India’s updated Paris Agreement pledge mean for climate change?

India's government has, following a long delay, finally submitted an updated climate pledge under the terms of the Paris Agreement. The new four-p... Read More

International policy | Sep 14. 2022.

COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Nairobi

With time running out for a “Paris-style” deal to reverse nature loss this decade, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened anoth... Read More

UN climate talks | Jun 29. 2022.
Civil society demonstrations on loss and damage at Bonn climate talks

Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2022 UN climate conference

With a global energy crisis, food shortages and war in Ukraine looming in the background, negotiators gathered in the German city of Bonn for a new r... Read More

UN climate talks | Jun 20. 2022.
Patricia Espinosa is the outgoing executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The Carbon Brief Interview: UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa is the outgoing executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, first appointed in 2016. She is a... Read More

Interviews | Jun 15. 2022.
Blanket peat bog moorland on Kinder Scout, Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, England, UK

Guest post: Are the world’s peatlands better protected after COP26?

Peatlands cover just 3% of the world’s land area, but store twice as much carbon as all the trees on Earth combined. The carbon held in these we... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 7. 2021.
Boris Johnson makes the 1.5 degree hand gesture at COP26

Guest post: How COP26 finally recognised the latest IPCC climate science

As climate scientists involved in the first part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth assessment report (AR6), and with ... Read More

Guest posts | Nov 26. 2021.
COP26 sign in Action Hub Blue Zone SEC Glasgow

COP26: Key outcomes for food, forests, land use and nature in Glasgow

Coming into COP26 in Glasgow, nature was expected to feature heavily at the summit – one-fourth of UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s mantra of ... Read More

COP26 Glasgow | Nov 17. 2021.
Delegates huddle at closing Plenary of COP26

COP26: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Glasgow

The UN climate conference, COP26, finally took place in Glasgow, with expectations and tensions running high after a year-long delay due to the Covid... Read More

COP26 Glasgow | Nov 15. 2021.

COP26 video: What is the one key outcome you want to see at COP26?

As the conference enters its second week in Glasgow, Carbon Brief has been asking party delegates, observers, scientists and campaigners for the one k... Read More

COP26 Glasgow | Nov 11. 2021.
Opening Plenary at COP26

Analysis: Do COP26 promises keep global warming below 2C?

Depending on whom you ask, the COP26 climate summit may seem like the best of times or the worst of times.  On the one hand, reports proclaim... Read More

COP26 Glasgow | Nov 10. 2021.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the Opening Ceremony for Cop26 at the SEC, Glasgow

Analysis: Which countries have sent the most delegates to COP26?

Almost 40,000 delegates registered for the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) climate summit, the provisional list shows, suggesting that the Gla... Read More

COP26 Glasgow | Nov 3. 2021.
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