Voices of Scotland We must raise our game in the run-up to COP26

With the UN climate negotiations coming to Glasgow this year, the labour movement needs to put climate justice at the centre of its agenda, says CLAUDIA BEAMISH MSP

IN DECEMBER 2015, I stood in Paris to witness global leaders make a historic agreement at COP21 – the 21st United Nations climate negotiations.

These huge international climate conferences are known as “Conference of Parties” or “COP” under the United Nations Framework for the Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The anxious anticipation among the crowds of activists was palpable. We crossed our fingers and hoped for consensus and bravery from the 196 parties in the...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-01-14 15:23
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