Boris Johnson will claim great progress in Glasgow but on the real issues little has been achieved, with talks expected to run late.
Backwards COP26 looks set up to fail
It is a bad sign to have the world leaders turn up at the start rather than the end.
Carbon markets’ history of failures mean focus must be on real pollution cuts
Big polluters are pushing Carbon Markets at COP26 but they have a history of failure and could worsen inequality
Ingredients for the perfect climate plan
Scotland will lay out lay our climate targets and plans to get there, as part of the UN climate talks COP26.
The climate blame game ignores the fact wealthy countries are slow to act
Less wealthy countries are often climate scapegoats but analysis shows their ambition is greater than rich nations.
Harnessing Scotland’s climate example
Scotland can use the United Nations system to push other countries to act faster on climate
Will 2021 be the year of two COPs?
Delay to COP26 must mean all parties can join and that progress is made in cutting emissions.
Whose Science Centre is it anyway ?
Richard examines the row over the venue which could play a key role at the UN climate talks in Glasgow.
Is there a Climate Emergency in Glasgow or not ?
Glasgow has declared a Climate Emergency and will host this year’s UN climate talks but the city's pension fund invest millions in fossil fuels.
COP26 drifting aimlessly
The UK Government's failure to appoint a President bodes ill for the Glasgow climate talks.
Glasgow climate conference needs harmonious approach
The UK's Governments must co-operate to deliver next year's climate negotiations.
Good COP, Bad COP – UN Climate Conference comes to Glasgow
Richard thinks the 2020 UN Climate Conference coming to Glasgow is both a very exciting and rather terrifying prospect.