EU at COP26: 5 things you need to know from ‘energy day’

Thursday at the Glasgow climate summit was ‘energy day’, featuring a steady stream of new commitments to phase out coal and ensure a ‘just transition’. Here’s what you need to know about the key EU announcements.

by Simon Pickstone
Energy commissioner Kadri Simson at the UN climate summit in Glasgow on Thursday: the current surge in energy prices “is no reason to pause the coal exit”, she said. Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images
Energy commissioner Kadri Simson at the UN climate summit in Glasgow on Thursday: the current surge in energy prices “is no reason to pause the coal exit”, she said. Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

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