Out of Synch – COP27 and the UK’s Climate Agenda

A Rocha Report: The world is in a very different place since COP26 in November 2021 when countries last came together to negotiate the global response to the climate crisis. Against a background of the war in Ukraine, the energy and cost of living crises and instability in UK politics tackling the climate crisis is more urgent than ever. Many activists and campaigners felt that the Glasgow Climate Pact, which came out of COP26, didn’t go far enough despite some steps forward. After decades of inaction, they have a point; in the last few days a UN report found that current international climate pledges will put global temperatures at 2.5 degrees of warming, with countries currently set to miss 1.5 degrees.

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