COP26: who are they kidding?

The stakes couldn’t be higher. But are the high hopes misplaced? Will COP26 live up to the hype and be the catalyst for purposeful, global action on climate, or will major polluters – China, India and Brazil for example – put an unwelcome dampener on global ambitions for reduced emissions? Will the event in Glasgow amount to anything more than a Poundland Davos?

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editor and invited experts

James Harding
Editor and Co-founder

Isabel Hilton
Journalist and Founder of China Dialogue

Izabella Teixeira
Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel & former Environment Minister of Brazil

Harjeet Singh
Global Lead on Climate Change at ActionAid