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Latest draft COP26 text 'a slap in the face for those on the frontlines of the climate crisis'

As the COP26 negotiations continue in Glasgow, ActionAid responds to the latest draft text.

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COP26 outcome 'an insult to those whose lives are being torn apart by the climate crisis'

ActionAid responds to the final COP26 outcome:

COP26: ActionAid responds to US-China announcement to cooperate on climate action

In response to the U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s, Brandon Wu, ActionAid USA’s Director of Policy and Campaigns, said: "The Framework announced by the U

COP26: A text that creates the illusion of action is arguably worse than no text at all

ActionAid responds as the new draft text of the COP26 negotiation falls far short of the action and commitments needed to limit warming to 1.5˚C and support frontline communities.

World on track for 2.4˚C of warming despite raft of new net zero pledges at COP26

ActionAid responds as the Climate Action Tracker warns that the world is headed to at least 2.4˚C of warming and net zero targets are ‘just lip service to real climate action’.

COP26: Governments need to get on with making change not noise

On Nature Day at COP26, ActionAid responds as 45 countries including the UK pledge to protect biodiversity and cut emissions from agriculture. Read the response here.

COP26 week 1: All glitzy announcements and no real action

ActionAid International has summed up the first week of COP 26 as being all style and no substance. Read their our week one summary here.

We have to stop cheerleading the climate criminals

ActionAid International has responded to Presidents Biden’s launch of Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM 4 Climate) at the UN COP26 summit. Read our opinion here.

ActionAid responds to the shocking level of exclusion at COP26

It's shocking that so much of civil society is excluded from observing the COP 26 climate negotiations. Here's what ActionAid International has to say.

Five climate justice benchmarks for a successful COP26

ActionAid has identified five key climate justice benchmarks that must be met if the COP 26 climate summit is to be successful. Read more about them here.