Alok Sharma is MP for Reading West

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Alok Sharma is MP for Reading West and a member of the Conservative party.

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Good to catch up with ⁦@MikeBloomberg⁩ at the ⁦@IGFupdates⁩ conference

Thanks to ⁦@BloombergDotOrg⁩ for partnering with #COP26 and their continuing philanthropic support for initiatives to tackle #climatechange

Delighted to catch up with Grant Reid CEO of ⁦@MarsGlobal⁩ to discuss the group’s climate actions and his work with the @TheSMI⁩

Also reminisced about working at Mars Electronics over 35 years ago!

Good to speak at the India Global Forum @IGFupdates about #COP26 and the need for countries to deliver on their commitments

Welcomed again India’s 🇮🇳 ambitious plan for 500GW of renewables by 2030 and hope this target can be formally included in its revised 2030 NDC

Ahead of #COP27 governments, civil society and the private sector must work together to deliver on the commitments in the #GlasgowClimatePact

That was my message at @CHOGM2022 🇷🇼 and during my visit to @ACES_Cooling

A pleasure to meet again with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen to discuss working together to deliver #GlasgowClimatePact commitments

I look forward to continued close 🇬🇧-🇧🇩 collaboration on issues such as acclerating clean energy transition and adaptation

@BDMOFA

During my visit earlier this week to South Africa I visited ⁦@Eskom_SA⁩ Komati Power Station to discuss plans to repurpose for #renewable energy projects and met Cabinet Ministers to advance the 🇿🇦Just Energy Transition Partnership

Watch the visit wrap-up 👇

During my visit earlier this week to South Africa I visited ⁦@Eskom_SA⁩ Komati Power Station to discuss plans to repurpose for #renewable energy projects and met Cabinet Ministers to advance the 🇿🇦Just Energy Transition Partnership

Watch the visit wrap-up 👇

Good to address Heads of State and global business leaders at the final plenary of the Commonwealth Business Forum ⁦@CHOGM2022⁩ 🇷🇼

Governments and businesses have a crucial role to play in delivering the #GlasgowClimatePact and keeping 1.5 alive

Thank you to Rwanda Environment Minister ⁦@MujaJeanne⁩ for great 🇷🇼-🇬🇧 cooperation in Climate Action events ⁦@CHOGM2022⁩

Good to discuss delivery of #GlasgowClimatePact on panel with PMs Gaston Browne, ⁦@JustinTrudeau & President⁩ ⁦@OfficialMasisi⁩

Thank you @BusinessGreen for the Politician of the Year award - recognising the 🇬🇧 role in delivering the #GlasgowClimatePact

Sorry not to be able to join you in person

Am at #CHOGM2022 reminding leaders to deliver on the commitments they made at #COP26

BusinessGreen @BusinessGreen

And the Winner is… 🥁

Alok Sharma

Congratulations to @AlokSharma_RDG on winning the Politian of the Year Award at the #BGLAwards⭐

40% of food in Africa is lost between production & consumption

That is why the work of the @ACES_Cooling Centre which I visited today is vital

A great example of 🇬🇧UK-Rwanda🇷🇼collaboration to help develop sustainable cold-chain systems, tackle emissions & address food security

Thanks to @dsigovza for an interesting briefing on innovative green hydrogen research ongoing in South Africa

We discussed the role of hydrogen in 🇿🇦 clean energy transition and the jobs this new technology will create

Very useful meeting with @crispianolver 🇿🇦 Presidential Climate Commission members @ClimateZA

We discussed the importance of the Just Energy Transition Partnership in catalysing further international investment and ensuring a fair transition for communities in South Africa

Many thanks to the South African Cabinet's Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Just Energy Transition for a constructive discussion, reaffirming our commitment to advancing our Just Energy Transition Partnership 🇿🇦

Read our Joint Statement here👇
https://tinyurl.com/2s3thxc5

Many thanks to the South African Cabinet's Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Just Energy Transition for a constructive discussion, reaffirming our commitment to advancing our Just Energy Transition Partnership 🇿🇦

Read our Joint Statement here👇
https://tinyurl.com/2s3thxc5

Allow yourself a moment of pride in the UK

The world’s largest offshore wind conference is happening rn in Manchester

The global OW pipeline has doubled in just a year to 846GW & the whole conference just applauded @AlokSharma_RDG for the UKs tech leadership & his role at COP26

I welcome commitments made by 🇨🇱 🇪🇬 🇮🇩 🇲🇽 🇹🇷 🇦🇪 🇻🇳 at the Major Economies Forum last week to strengthen their NDCs as called for in the #GlasgowClimatePact

I look forward to their submissions ahead of the @UNFCCC NDC synthesis report 23 September deadline
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/06/18/chairs-summary-of-the-major-economies-forum-on-energy-and-climate-held-by-president-joe-biden/#:~:text=On%20June%2017%2C%202022%2C%20President,Russia%27s%20further%20invas

Visited @Eskom_SA Komati power station in Mpumalanga to discuss plans to repurpose the plant as part of South Africa’s 🇿🇦 green energy transition

I also met with local coal miners & community leaders - it is vital that the transition is fair and protects livelihoods

Delighted to be in 🇿🇦with High Commissioner ⁦@AJPhillipson⁩ ⁦@ukinsouthafrica⁩ to reinforce support for the South African Just Energy Transition Partnership announced at #COP26 and discuss the wider #GlasgowClimatePact agenda

https://www.news24.com/fin24/companies/cop26-president-to-visit-sa-to-reinforce-support-for-just-energy-transition-20220619

Great to join @POTUS and my good friend @ClimateEnvoy at the Major Economies Forum hosted by 🇺🇸

Read my remarks on how the 🇬🇧 #COP26 Presidency is supporting ambitious #ClimateAction and the steps we are taking to deliver the #GlasgowClimatePact

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/a-vital-year-for-countries-to-implement-climate-action-pledges

Great to speak to @BowenChris 🇦🇺 Minister for Climate & Energy

I welcome Australia's enhanced 2030 emissions reduction target of 43%

We also discussed clean energy transition plans, climate finance and support for developing nations

Look forward to close 🇦🇺-🇬🇧collaboration

Good to meet former Olympic coach David Train in Pangbourne to learn about his initiative to raise awareness of #climatechange

Regular reminder that the 🇬🇧 is committed to decarbonise 100% of our electricity systems by 2035

Right now 85% of GB electricity being generated from zero carbon sources

The future of power systems is #fossilfuelfree

Fab to open two businesses locally, demonstrating again that Reading is a tech economic powerhouse!

⁦⁦⁦@QueensAwardVS⁩ winner ⁦@TOWERColdChain⁩ ,⁩ providing temperature-controlled containers to global pharma

⁦And mobile network provider ⁦@ThreeUK⁩

Productive visit to Bonn ⁦@UNFCCC⁩ as the Subsidiary Bodies lead discussions on many of the work programmes adopted at #COP26

Great to meet youth & civil society representatives and countries’ negotiators to hear their views on where we need to make more progress

A pleasure to meet again with my friend @PEspinosaC the ⁦@UNFCCC⁩ Executive Secretary

Thank you Patricia for your huge contribution to #climateaction and the support you have always shown the 🇬🇧 #COP26 Presidency

I look forward to our continued collaboration

Are you at the #BonnClimateConference?

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Today is World Oceans Day. Take a deep breath and join me underwater for a moment, surrounded by beautiful coral and fish. And then ask yourself the most important question of all...

#WorldOceansDay

I recently met with ⁦@OurKidsClimate, ⁩ Mothers for Clean Air, to discuss:

Impact of air pollution on the health of children around the world

Transition from fossils fuels to clean energy and the acceleration of renewables

Next steps on the road to #COP27

The Prime Minister has won the vote of confidence.

We now need to move forward and redouble our efforts on delivering growth and economic prosperity for the country.

@BorisJohnson has my full support & I urge @Conservatives MPs to vote for him today

He delivered a historic win in 2019, has provided strong leadership through the pandemic supporting jobs & businesses and is leading the international response on Ukraine

#BackBoris

Delighted to open the Theale Parish Council #PlatinumJubilee Fete

It is all here folks - cakes, live music, juggling, welly whanging and much, much more!

Come on down and join the celebrations!

Prince William so right:

“Together, if we harness the very best of humankind, and restore our planet, we will protect it for our children, for our grandchildren and for future generations to come.”

@KensingtonRoyal

#ClimateAction

Daily Mail Online @MailOnline

Prince William says need to 'protect' planet never been 'more urgent' https://trib.al/0Xz14HB

Delighted to be at St Paul’s Cathedral for the National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the #PlatinumJubilee of Her Majesty the Queen

Congratulations to all colleagues and Friends of #COP26 recognised in Her Majesty the Queen’s #BirthdayHonours for their contribution to #climateaction and the #GlasgowClimatePact

Work continues in this 🇬🇧 presidency year, as we look to countries to deliver on their commitments

Good to meet again with Minister Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Climate Envoy 🇨🇳

We agreed on the need for all countries to implement their commitments agreed in the #GlasgowClimatePact

Strong commitments on forests at #COP26, including 143 countries endorsing a target to halt & reverse forest loss by 2030

Very constructive discussion at Ministerial on Forests & Land Use on how we can turn commitments into action

Thanks ⁦@ZacGoldsmith⁩ for leading 🇬🇧work

Good to speak at LeadIT's #Stockholm50 event - thank you ⁦@strandhall⁩ 🇸🇪 & ⁦@byadavbjp⁩ 🇮🇳 for your leadership

I look forward to further collaboration on key industry decarbonisation areas and strengthening ties between #LeadIT and the #COP26 Breakthrough Agenda

My closing remarks to #MOCA6:

“Friends it is all about implementation, implementation, implementation.

If we all implement our commitments in the #GlasgowClimatePact we will make progress.

If we don’t, we won’t.

It’s that simple.”

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