Virtual jet lag and nappy changes: a day in the life of the UK’s Cop26 envoy


Climate diplomacy has been forced online due to coronavirus, but John Murton remains upbeat that solutions can be found

The coronavirus crisis has forced a year’s postponement of the next round of vital UN climate talks, called Cop26, which were scheduled to take place this week in Glasgow.

But the pandemic has not diminished the urgency of the climate crisis, and despite the year’s delay, governments have continued to work round the clock on forging a new UN-brokered deal in the hope of putting the world on track to meet the Paris agreement.

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