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Could an upcoming climate summit become the next Paris agreement?

The Glasgow 2020 event could be key to the fight against climate change—but the UK needs to make sure it does its part

By William Nicolle  

The Glasgow summit could be important in combatting global warming. Image credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Earlier this month, it was confirmed that the United Kingdom and Italy’s joint bid to host the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was successful. Known as the UNFCCC COP26, the meeting that will be held in November and bring together 30,000 delegates to discuss future international frameworks, commitments, and strategies to reduce global greenhouse emissions.

There is a lot of optimism around COP26 because it is being branded as the ground…

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