'Increasingly frustrated': PM castigates world leaders for inadequate climate commitments

Cecilia Keating
clock • 5 min read
The PM at last year's UN Climate Action Roundtable
Image:

The PM at last year's UN Climate Action Roundtable

Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Boris Johnson urges nations to step up their climate finance and emissions pledges ahead of COP26, predicting that in the future 'the only great powers will be green powers'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told world leaders that he is "increasingly frustrated" that their commitments for tackling climate change are "nowhere near enough". Speaking at the United Nations...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Politics

Anesco is one of the firms that has delivered battery storage to the industry in recent years | Credit: Anesco

UK battery storage sector requires £20bn boost by 2030, analysts say

Government should work to focus nearly a fifth of total energy technology investment on energy storage, Cornwall Insight modelling shows

clock 13 May 2022 • 2 min read
Government accused of seeking 'US-style' system of environmental regulation

Government accused of seeking 'US-style' system of environmental regulation

Long-awaited publication of government's environmental principles for policymaking triggers warnings from NGOs that green protections could now be watered down

James Murray
clock 13 May 2022 • 5 min read
Global Briefing: European businesses call on EU to deliver bolder energy security plan

Global Briefing: European businesses call on EU to deliver bolder energy security plan

Brussels considers strengthening clean energy plans, India ramps up offshore wind ambitions, and all the green business news from around the world

BusinessGreen staff
clock 13 May 2022 • 6 min read