India rejects target for net zero emissions ahead of COP26

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“It is how much carbon you are going to put in the atmosphere before reaching net zero that is more important,” India’s environment minister says. Kabar Medsos – India on Wednesday rejected calls to announce a net zero carbon emissions target and said it was more important for the world to lay out a pathway to reduce such emissions and avert a dangerous rise in global temperatures. India, the world’s third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, is under pressure to announce plans to become carbon…


Queen Elizabeth misses COP26 after hospital stay

The 95-year-old monarch has been given medical advice to rest, Buckingham Palace has said. Kabar Medsos – Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the COP26 climate conference in Scotland next week after she received medical advice to rest following a recent hospital stay, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said in a statement that the queen had “regretfully decided” that she will no longer travel to the event in Glasgow in accordance with medical advice. “Her Majesty is disappointed not to attend the reception,” Buckingham Palace said, adding that she…