Our team on the ground at COP26 provide a daily digest of key takeaways, themes and activity during the negotiations, adding their own commentary and insights from the conference.
Renewables are an expensive substitute for Indonesia's coal dependence
Various important themes and topics were discussed at this year’s COP26, including the urgent need for decarbonisation in all parts of the world.
COP26: Behind the scenes
We are delighted to invite you to join us on Thursday 25 November to hear from Norton Rose Fulbright alumni Damon Jones on the outcome of COP26.
ESG regulation: Global themes and what's on the horizon
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is a key area of importance for businesses globally as the legal and regulatory landscape changes and expectations of investors, customers, employees and other stakeholders grow.
Data centers: Navigating ESG considerations
There is an increased global awareness of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues as the legal and regulatory landscape changes for the data center asset class.
Nov 15: Key takeaways and time for action as the curtains fall on COP26
COP26 has now come to an end, and after the clock reached extra time over the weekend an agreement was finally reached on what will now be known as the “Glasgow Climate Pact”.
Nov 11: Sustainable infrastructure at COP26
The theme for this Thursday was “Cities, Regions and the Built Environment - advancing action in the places we live, from communities, through to cities and regions”.
Nov 10: Transport day at COP26
Wednesday was “transport day” at COP26. Transport accounts for a fifth of all global greenhouse gas emissions, and for many people the evolution from internal combustion to electric vehicles will be one of the most visible and easy to comprehend facets of the energy transition.
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