Alok Sharma

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Izzy Keane and Ailbhe Keane whose company Izzy Wheels designs colourful wheelchair wheel covers, claimed the EU’s Rising Innovator Award for women entrepreneurs following the launch of Disney x Izzy, a collaboration with the near-100 year-old media empire that saw it produce covers adorned with characters from Minnie Mouse to Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Goodbye 2021, the sequel to 2020 that dared to ratchet up January doom several apocalyptic notches and then stumbled on in that spirit for months. It(...)

Britain’s president for Cop26 Alok Sharma speaks during a press conference in central London earlier this week. Photograph: Daniel Leal/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Almost a week after Alok Sharma brought down the gavel on Cop26 in Glasgow, the debate continues over whether the climate summit was an important step(...)

Boris Johnson defends Britain’s handling of  Cop26. Photograph: Daniel Leal/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has defended Britain’s handling of the Cop26 after the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed on Saturday drew criticism from environmentalists, cl(...)

 President for Cop26 Alok Sharma speaks at the close of the Cop26 UN Climate Change conference in Glasgow. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/ Getty Images

China and India will have to “justify” their decision to manoeuvre for the Glasgow Pact’s coal pledges to be watered down, according to the Cop26 pres(...)

Exhausted Cop26 delegates as they emerged from the final plenary after two weeks of talks. Photograph: Robert Perry/EPA

As they emerged from the final plenary after two weeks of talks, exhausted Cop26 negotiators – some shocked at last-minute compromise on the vexatious(...)

Environmental protesters demonstrate outside the offices of JP Morgan in Glasgow during the Cop26 summit. Photograph:  Andrew Milligan/PA

The Cop26 summit is facing into tortuous final hours as negotiators attempt to strengthen a declaration and add greater urgency in the global response(...)

CAT says  temperature rises will top 2.4 degrees by the end of this century based on the short-term goals countries have set out. Photograph: Getty Images

The world is on track for catastrophic levels of global heating far in excess of the limits in the Paris agreement despite increased carbon-cutting pl(...)

Former US president Barack Obama and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry arrive at the Cop26 summit in Glasgow. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

The world “has to step up, and it has to step up now” in response to climate change, former US president Barrack Obama has said in an address to the U(...)

Prince Charles and former French prime minister and climate negotiator Laurent Fabius meet at the Cop26 climate summit. Photograph: Phil Noble/WPA Pool/Getty Images

The prospect of limiting global heating to 1.8 degrees on the back of new commitments made at Cop26 is only “a hypothesis”, according to Laurent Fabiu(...)

Cop26: The collective mood in Glasgow is one of worry about the planet’s future, but there is a surprising degree of modest hope that has built up over the week. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/ Getty

Glasgow might not be looking its best during the fortnight-long negotiations with rubbish piled up on streets due to an ongoing strike by refuse colle(...)

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