A protester holds a placard during a demonstration by climate activists ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 30. Photo: Reuters
A protester holds a placard during a demonstration by climate activists ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 30. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Lack of global unity on climate and pandemic leave little hope for healing a ‘broken world’

  • This week will be replete with headline-grabbing ‘declarations of intent’ that quickly evaporate as political leaders return home to messy political squabbles
  • If the dysfunctional response to Covid-19 is any guide, the chances of global cooperation to avert a climate crisis are close to zero

A protester holds a placard during a demonstration by climate activists ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 30. Photo: Reuters
A protester holds a placard during a demonstration by climate activists ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 30. Photo: Reuters
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