COP26: The current state of play

Michael Holder
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What are the COP26 negotiating priorities for 2021? | Credit: Mario Guti
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What are the COP26 negotiating priorities for 2021? | Credit: Mario Guti

With the status of the Glasgow Summit up in the air, Alok Sharma has set out his 'wish list' for crucial Paris Agreement climate negotiations in 2021

As if pressure on the UK to help steer the world towards more ambitious climate commitments this year wasn't already high enough, the government now looks increasingly isolated in its determination to...

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