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Cash, coal, cars and trees: reflections on COP26

In the first two weeks of November 2021, official negotiators and civil society observers converged on Glasgow, the British Empire’s ‘second city’ for much of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, for the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, i.e. COP26. Delayed by a year due to Covid, for the thousands of delegates and many more campaigners, it was a first experience of mass, in-person interaction since before the pandemic, and they brought a buzz to the West of Scotland conurbation that’s been my home for 16 years.

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