The Prime Minister has said COP26 "sounded the death knell for coal power", but his delight at any progress made at the Glasgow summit is "tinged with disappointment".
The COP26 climate talks are entering their final scheduled day with the summit's president warning there is still "a monumental challenge ahead".
A first draft of a deal for COP26 calls on countries to strengthen their emissions-cutting plans in the next year in a bid to keep a goal to limit warming to 1.5C within reach.
Boris Johnson is returning to the Cop26 climate summit as countries prepare to scrutinise a first draft of the deal that could be agreed at Glasgow.
Mr Sharma refused to be drawn on whether oil and gas majors were formally excluded from the UN climate event.
Rich countries have failed to meet their pledge to contribute $100 billion a year to poor nations confronting climate change, undermining the chances of success at a key COP26 summit this month.
A senior government figure has encouraged countries around the world to dip into the UK’s offshore wind knowledge.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has still not committed to attending the Cop26 international climate change talks in Glasgow, the British minister chairing the conference has said.
COP26: ‘Last chance’ warning as UK climate change chief grilled on oil and gas, flights and rising temperatures
With less than two months to go before the world descends on Scotland for a major UN climate change conference, the summit’s president warned “the window is closing” on global targets.
The upcoming COP26 climate summit in Glasgow “must be postponed” according to a network of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who say those on the climate change frontlines will be excluded.
Westminster is to fund hotel quarantine stays for delegates travelling to COP26 from red list countries.
Humans are unequivocally driving global warming - with impacts from heatwaves to rising seas and extreme rain already seen around the world, a new UN IPCC report warns.
Businesses must commit to tackling climate change and those that do not move fast enough are in danger of being left behind, a senior Government minister has warned.
Cop26 must consign coal power to history, signal the end of polluting vehicles and call time on deforestation, the president of the climate summit has urged.
The UK Government has given fresh commitments that the planned North Sea transition deal will be delivered by the end of next month.
Westminster accused of playing party politics over sector deal after north-east SNP MPs request for meeting snubbed
The UK Government has been accused of playing party politics over the upcoming North Sea transition deal.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced plans to produce the “world’s first comprehensive roadmap” setting out how to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Alok Sharma has been appointed by the Prime Minister to be the full-time president of the UN Cop26 climate conference, with Kwasi Kwarteng promoted to Business Secretary.
The UK Government’s decision to green light plans for a major offshore wind farm has sparked concerns about the potential impact on sea birds.
The UK Government has been urged to give “more detail” on planned support for the oil and gas industry in order to give the sector greater confidence.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
There’s a danger that the deployment of hydrogen technology could be impacted by wider “government indecision” around what the future energy mix will look like.
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has urged the UK Government to intervene on the “impasse” at BiFab, warning of a “scandal” if contracts that could be completed in the UK were given overseas.
STUC urges UK politicians to hold jobs “crisis summit” after string of losses in green energy sector
A leading union is calling on UK politicians to hold a “crisis summit” after a string of jobs losses in the renewables industry.
The UK government is reconsidering its support for financing foreign oil and gas projects, following UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) commitment to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.