Gift an article

Countries fiddle as the planet burns

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
COP26 will start discussions about a new, collective finance goal from 2025. Photo: File
COP26 will start discussions about a new, collective finance goal from 2025. Photo: File

VOICES

As world leaders gathered yesterday in Glasgow, Scotland, for the beginning of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties – or COP26 – several things will need to be agreed on and implemented to address the global climate crisis and set the planet on the path to a net-zero future.

COP26, which runs until November 12, is the most important climate summit since the 2015 Paris Agreement. The last two rounds of talks left many loose ends, while a year’s delay because of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused outstanding issues to become all the more urgent.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in

E-Editions

Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
Cricket SA is considering replacing Mark Boucher with two coaches, one for red-ball and the other for white-ball responsibilities. Is this a good move?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Love the idea
33% - 39 votes
Hate the idea
35% - 41 votes
They must just be local
32% - 37 votes
Vote