NEWSFLASH: COP26 postponed due to COVID-19

While thinking and writing more broadly about the pandemic and its implications for climate change, I pause to share this news just announced by the COP26 presidency. The UK says that COP26 will be delayed until sometime in 2021, still taking place in Glasgow, Scotland and with the pre-COP still being held in Milan, Italy.Continue reading “NEWSFLASH: COP26 postponed due to COVID-19”

UK’s full-court press on climate diplomacy

Interesting that the nature priority – branded at COP25 as “nature based solutions” – is viewed as a potent diplomatic strategy. It could strengthen the relationship with China, which championed NBS in Madrid and will preside over COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) next October. The NBS focus is also seen as havingContinue reading “UK’s full-court press on climate diplomacy”

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