If you didn’t attend COP26 in Glasgow, you probably feel like you did anyway. There were inescapable headlines with constant updates on the pledges made and by which countries, with great hopes of resolving our climate crisis and accelerating the transition towards renewable energies.

COP26’s domination of the mainstream news demonstrates how important this issue is. The world has finally woken up to the urgency of the climate crisis. The decisions made at this conference will have an enormous impact on the future of our planet.

But what actually happened at COP26, why is it important and how is the UK involved in the energy transition?

There were three key attendees at COP26: government delegates, activists...

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