48:03Is COP26 our ‘last, best hope’?
On this week’s show: Guest host Laura Lynch offers a primer on the negotiations and deal-making expected at COP26, the UN climate summit kicking off in Glasgow next weekas part of measures to control a surge in virus infections and deaths. Plus — Denmark’s climate ambassador maps out his country’s efforts to transition away from fossil fuels and get other nations on board, and the Maldivian foreign minister and president of the UN General Assembly discusses the biggest climate threats facing island nations and the need for rich countries to help out. 48:03 Making the most of the ‘last, best chance’
The COP26 conference?in Glasgow, which starts next week, has been hailed as the “last, best chance” to stop catastrophic climate change. But going into the conference, is there any sign that countries have set themselves — and the planet — up for success??
Catherine Abreu, a member of the Canadian delegation to the conference and head of the group Destination Zero, and Jennifer Allan, who has:1622669656294,?attended roughly 40?UN conferences and is an adviser to the de facto record of global environmental negotiations — the Earth Negotiations Bulletin — join guest host Laura Lynch to preview what an effective COP26 would look like(including big box stores) can operate at 25 per cent capacity and can sell all their goods..