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Boris Johnson’s advisers may push for a virtual Cop26. He should ignore them | Fiona Harvey

The UK must risk an in-person meeting in Glasgow if this crucial climate conference is to be a successWalkouts, standoffs, shouting, tears, bloodletting – the UN climate Cops have seen it all. The annual meetings, in which all countries bar a few failed states take part, under the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), are the only global forum for discussing the future of the planet. They have veered between triumph and disaster, marked by dramatic and sometimes traumatic moments. At their best they can be momentous events, shifting the world’s response to the climate crisis into a… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/12/boris-johnsons-advisers-virtual-cop26-glasgow