The MP said: ‘I'm here because I wanted to see for myself the incredible work going on in the city.
‘I met with the business pioneers of Tidal Power, your wonderful Royal Navy who have done so much to reduce their carbon footprint, and Billie Harris who represents the next generation. All doing amazing work in your wonderful city.
‘Thank you Portsmouth for all that you are doing and well done on all of your achievements.’
The COP26 conference saw a large number of protests around Portsmouth and activists travel to Glasgow to call for greater action on climate change.
After 13 days of negotiations between nearly 200 countries, the conference saw a global commitment to phase out coal at a much faster rate and curtail deforestation.