UK sets out four 'objectives' for COP26, as COP15 confirms second postponement

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COP26 volunteer Robert Alston | Credit: COP26

Chinese hosts of crucial COP15 Biodiversity Summit announce new October date, lining up a crunch autumn for global efforts to avert environmental disaster

A six week period this autumn could go a long way to determining humanities prospects over the next century and beyond. That is the stark implication of news yesterday that the UN's critical COP15 Biodiversity...

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