COP26 headlines: 10/11/21

China and the US announced a surprise cooperation agreement, focussed on controlling methane emissions, over the next decade. Earlier, Boris Johnson warned against false hopes and said the UK wanted to move beyond oil and gas as soon as possible.

The US climate envoy, John Kerry, announcing a climate cooperation agreement with China at COP26, 10 November 2021. Photo: Livesgtream

Reports on the China- US pact from DrillOrDrop, Guardian, BBC News

UK wants to move beyond oil and gas completely as soon as possible, says Boris Johnson (DrillOrDrop)

COP26 is not going to fix climate change – Boris Johnson (DrillOrDrop) Government press release

Countries urged to strengthen climate commitments in draft treaty (DrillOrDrop)

Glasgow’s residents and climate activists call in a protest at George Square for greater investment in public transport, rather than just shifting people to electric vehicles (Inverness Courier)

Boris Johnson phoned crown prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia this morning. The UK prime minister welcomed Saudi Arabia’s commitment to reach net zero by 2060 and their efforts to transition away from fossil fuels.

COP26 activists caught up in hilarious ‘projection fight’ on SEC as they’re told to ‘go away’ (Daily Record)

30 countries agreed to work together to make zero emissions vehicles the normal (COP26 press release)

Group of 19 countries unveil ‘green corridor’ plan at COP26 (Tradewinds)

New HGVs must be zero emissions by 2040 under low carbon transport road map (Salisbury Journal)

14 countries commit to a new decarbonsiation target but too weak to clean up flying (Transport Environmennt

COP26 transport announcements

Mind the methan gap – guerrilla project onto COP26 venue (Gastivists)

‘Projection fight’ breaks out on side of Cop26 venue in Glasgow (Guardian)

Projection on the COP26 venue. Photo: The Gastivists

Projection on the COP26 venue. Photo: The Gastivists

24-hour protest vigil outside JP Morgan by Extinction Rebellion. XR press release

Scottish government hydrogen action plan will “let fossil fuels in by the back door’. Friends of the Earth press release

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