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COP26: Promises ‘ring hollow’ when fossil fuels still receive trillions in subsidies; UN chief calls on negotiators to pick up the pace

Governments need to show the necessary ambition on mitigation, adaptation, and finance in a balanced way, and they can’t settle for the “lowest common denominator”, the UN Secretary-General said in Glasgow where crucial climate negotiations are in the final stretch. Meanwhile, 13 countries launched a new alliance to end gas and oil while the cities’ theme took centre stage today.  Read the full story, “COP26: Promises ‘ring hollow’ when fossil fuels still receive trillions in subsidies; UN chief calls on negotiators to pick up the pace”, on globalissues.org →

Governments need to show the necessary ambition on mitigation, adaptation, and finance in a balanced way, and they can’t settle for the “lowest common denominator”, the UN Secretary-General said in Glasgow where crucial climate negotiations are in the final stretch. Meanwhile, 13 countries launched a new alliance to end gas and oil while the cities’ theme took centre stage today. 
Read the full story, “COP26: Promises ‘ring hollow’ when fossil fuels still receive trillions in subsidies; UN chief calls on negotiators to pick up the pace”, on globalissues.org →

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