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Cop26 head calls for ‘immediate action’ on international collaboration

Alok Sharma says not enough is being done and world is on track to 3°C ‘apocalyptic future’

Cop26 president Alok Sharma today insisted not enough is being done to achieve net-zero emissions and called for immediate international cooperation, at the IEA-Cop26 Net Zero Summit ahead of the November meeting in Glasgow. Sharma stressed the current course would lead to global temperature rises over 3°C and “that will cause devastation in each and every country… in many cases it will be the catalyst for an apocalyptic future”. “We need countries to act, by making credible plans to reach net-zero targets” Alok Sharma Sharma called for all countries to join the commitment to net zero, expanding the list of countries representing 70pc of emissions, and reminded them that emission

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