Cop26 Agenda News
Whether the COP26 summit in Glasgow was a failure or success only time will tell. However, the summit, which saw over 120 world leaders gather to discuss climate change and its adverse effects, really captured the attention of the world
COP26: India emerging as an integral part of climate solution while West practices climate colonialism
The concept of ‘net zero’ itself is meaningless because it kicks the can of climate action down the road and gives global climate activists something to chew on while the richer nations, who have stronger economies and more resources at disposal, find a way to evade their financial commitments towards helping the poorer nations
Methane is a greenhouse gas which has caused about 0.5°C of global warming, according to the latest assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
As in the past, developed countries seek to push for a solution that is in their favour. They have stronger economies, smaller populations and more advanced technology.
From 'Lifestyle for Environment' to 'net zero carbon emissions by 2070': Key takeaways from Narendra Modi's historic COP26 speech
The prime minister said that India is putting climate change at the centre of its policies and that the nation, despite being a developing country, shows the way when it comes to safeguarding planet earth
A new climate finance plan, developed by Germany and Canada, has been proposed. Reports suggest it will propose meeting the US$100 billion annual target by taking an average of the finance provided from 2020 to 2025, instead of in single years.
Developed nations must spend 1% of GDP to finance green projects in developing countries, says Narendra Modi
The Summit however ended with no time-bound agreements. Leaders recommitted to providing $100 billion a year to counter climate change, and pushing for greater vaccine equality to fight COVID-19
COP26 is the annual UN climate change conference, and the summit will be attended by the countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change