Major economies are promising new 2030 climate goals, but will they deliver?

A wave of updated national climate action plans is now expected ahead of the COP27 Climate Summit, but countries are still resisting calls to ramp up climate finance pledges A high-profile meeting hosted by the US last week saw a number of the world’s biggest emitting countries announce plans to enhance their 2030 climate goals. … Read more

We need to protect climate diplomacy from discursive statecraft

The UK must use its influence to ensure the drive to net zero also catalyses progress towards national security goals, argues the Council of Geostrategy’s Will Young At the 1992 Rio Summit on climate change, the principle of Common But Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) was established. CBDR ensures that historically large emitters, typically countries that began … Read more