COPwatch7: draft agreement made in Scotland, but not from girders
11 Nov 21
In the latest update from the COP26 meetings in Glasgow from Ian Welsh, news of how the first draft of the proposed end of summit agreement was received and the surprise joint declaration from China and the US on cutting emissions over the coming decade. Plus more countries and car makers agree to eliminate fossil fuel powered vehicles by 2040, and the rise and rise of iconic Scottish soft drink Irn Bru – it’s latest fan being US congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez.
And expert insight from Kate Nkatha, commercial director of Fairtrade Africa, about what she hopes will come out of the Glasgow meetings to help farming communities in Africa and elsewhere.