Insulate Britain are not martyrs

18 November 2021 9:28 am

Throughout the Insulate Britain protests there was a suspicion that the group was deliberately trying to get its members behind…

Why COP26 flopped

17 November 2021 8:08 am

King coal is dead, long live king coal! That might be a fitting epitaph for COP26, which mercifully ended last…

Boris COPs up his host city

15 November 2021 10:00 am

And so COP26 ended, not so much with a bang, but rather a whimper. Alok Sharma’s tears aside, there was…

The cynical brilliance of Boris Johnson's green conversion

12 November 2021 12:18 am

Does Boris Johnson really believe, as he told COP26 a few days ago, we’re at ‘one minute to midnight’ on…

Is climate change scepticism growing in Japan?

10 November 2021 7:15 pm

Fumio Kishida, the newly-installed Japanese prime minister, could have been forgiven for giving COP26 a miss. The opening ceremony in…

Are we heading for a net zero crash?

9 November 2021 8:22 am

So far, the big message from the Glasgow climate conference is the role of finance in decarbonising the global economy.…

Cold War, hot planet

6 November 2021 9:40 am

Chelyabinsk is one of the most polluted places in the world. On 29 September 1957, an explosion ripped through the…

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

The urgent case for net zero

6 November 2021 9:00 am

The urgent case for net zero

Are there more over-seventies or twenty-somethings behind the wheel?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Another minute Addressing COP26 in Glasgow, the Prime Minister claimed it was ‘one minute to midnight’ in the fight against…

Superbad: Joe Biden’s plummeting presidency

6 November 2021 9:00 am

No wonder the President would rather be asleep

Why I didn’t get a hug at COP26

6 November 2021 9:00 am

COP26 is not your typical power summit, because world leaders, NGOs and hacks are all in the same scrum. Outside…

Portrait of the week: Fishing friction, Greta’s singalong and terror in Tokyo

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, told delegates to the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework…

The flaw in Britain’s net-zero plan

6 November 2021 9:00 am

The COP26 summit is unlikely to be an outright flop. There has been no shortage of drama, with speakers seeming…

COP's awkward reliance on coal

5 November 2021 9:40 am

It’s day four of COP26 and while the big names have already departed, the speeches carry on. This morning some…

Where is the climate plan B?

4 November 2021 1:36 am

The COP26 summit is unlikely to be an outright flop. There has been no shortage of drama, with speakersseeming to…

I failed my country at COP

4 November 2021 1:10 am

I’m on my way to Glasgow for COP26. It’s the first time I have been abroad since before Covid. Conveniently…

Can Boris Johnson salvage COP26?

3 November 2021 6:54 am

It’s day two of COP26 and so far the climate summit in Glasgow has made news for travel chaos, Greta…

Six of the most melodramatic warnings from COP26

2 November 2021 7:50 pm

The COP26 summit in Glasgow reaches its climax today, as world leaders try and thrash out a deal to halt…

CNN's COP capital confusion

2 November 2021 2:40 pm

American network CNN appears to be bringing the same rigour and insight to COP26 that it displayed throughout the Trump administration.…

The wishful thinking of COP26

2 November 2021 1:10 am

History records that George II was the last British king to lead his troops on the battlefield, at the Battle…

Is Britain heading for a full-blown fish war with France?

2 November 2021 12:10 am

As the COP26 summit gets underway, a diplomatic Brexit row is escalating on the sidelines of the conference over fish.…

Portrait of the week: Queen stays home, Boris rubbishes recycling and pay freeze thaws

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Home The Queen will not attend the COP26 meeting in Glasgow next week; she had resumed light duties after having…

Why paying more dividends could save the planet

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Climate emergency demands action, not rhetoric. So, on the eve of COP26, which UK news item promises to deliver the…

Cop out: Boris’s battle to save the climate summit

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Will COP26 actually achieve anything?