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Over 100 countries join methane pledge but China, India, Australia and Russia stay out

The US and EU got more than a hundred countries on board with a commitment to cut methane emissions 30% by 2030, putting oil and gas sector leakage in the spotlight

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Nicola Sturgeon makes presence felt despite no seat at Cop26 table

First minister can steer clear of any policy failures while pointing to benefits independence could bring

‘Ecological vandalism’: embattled Queen Elizabeth tribute gets go-ahead

Northumberland landmark, named Ascendant, is intended as tribute for Queen’s platinum jubilee year

Fossil Fuel Spending Far Outstrips COP26’s Funding for Forests

As the world stares down the barrel of climate catastrophe and a worsening biodiversity crisis, the forests that are remain are crucial.

Pfizer Ups Covid-19 Vaccine Forecast as Sales More Than Double

Pfizer raised its forecast for sales of the vaccine this year to about $36 billion, a roughly 7% boost from previous guidance.

The sea is rising faster now than any time in the last 3,000 years, experts say, slowly swallowing the Texas Gulf Coast

World leaders announce plan to make green tech cheaper than alternatives

UK, US and China among countries representing two-thirds of global economy to agree to push green energy and cars

Frustrations mount at Covid barriers to participation in Cop26 negotiations

After expensive and difficult journeys to Glasgow, many delegates are excluded from negotiating rooms and can only watch an unreliable webcast

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