In a speech to world leaders today, Boris Johnson confirmed that the UK will co-host a climate event with the UN in December and will spend the coming months urging other nations to update their emissions targets. But is the UK keeping its own promises for a green recovery? And are world leaders walking the talk on their own commitments? Specifically, Johnson emphasised calls for nations to update their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement by the UN’s deadline of 31 December and to consider announcing “genuinely transformational net-zero targets and bold climate finance projects” at COP26 in November 2021.
Edie 24th Sept 2020 read more »