Alok Sharma can make Cop26 a success – but does he have the will? | Chaitanya Kumar

Alok Sharma can make Cop26 a success – but does he have the will? | Chaitanya Kumar As energy secretary and Cop president, Sharma is uniquely placed to tackle climate change at home and overseasThe wait is over for the new president of the all-important United Nations climate conference (Cop26) in Glasgow in November. Alok Sharma is set to take on this high-octane diplomatic role while also juggling the immensely powerful job of leading the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Some may see this as a herculean task, but the BEIS secretary is in a unique position to lead the charge in tackling the climate emergency. His portfolio now includes not just delivering net-zero carbon… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/15/alok-sharma-cop26-success-climate-change