UN Climate Summit In Glasgow Postponed For A Year

The UN summit on tackling climate change meant to be held in Britain this winter has been postponed because of coronavirus.

The gathering of world leaders – known as COP26 – was due to be the biggest the UK has ever hosted, taking place over four days in November in Glasgow.

Around 30,000 delegates including politicians, climate experts and campaigners had planned to attend to agree new co-ordinated plans to tackle climate change.

The conference has been pushed back to 2021 following a decision by the UN’s convention on climate change and the UK, but no specific date named.

Plans for it had been put on the backburner for some weeks, as governments around the world diverted resources to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Preparatory meetings due to be held by officials from across the world were cancelled, in Columbia and Germany, due to international travel shutting down.

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April 2, 2020 at 02:07AM

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