UK has passed on the COP baton, but it still has a responsibility to lead on climate

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Post-Brexit Britain still has huge soft diplomatic power at its disposal - it should use to to drive decarbonisation worldwide, writes Rachel Kyte, dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University

COP27 is over, but there is no time for the dust to settle. There was a historic breakthrough in agreeing on a finance facility for loss and damage, but we failed to agree urgent action to help peak emissions...

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