Behind grand declarations at COP26, a long track record of failure

1/11/2021. Glasgow, United Kingdom. Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes Joe Biden, the President of the United States of America to the COP26 summit. Picture by Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing StreetWorld leaders with furrowed brows gathering under the glare of TV lights. Dire warnings that time is running out to solve the climate and biodiversity crises. Proclamations that bold action is finally right around the corner, backed up by glossy declarations unveiled in extravagant press conferences (nonbinding, of course). If this sounds like a familiar […]

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