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7 Dec 2021 15:28:30

COP26: Coal stalemate

Posted: 15 Nov 2021

COP President, Alok Sharma had made “consigning coal to history” a personal mission through his presidency of the UK talks, and made numerous speeches on it. 

At the last minute, China and India made it known that they objected to this wording. Sharma, who had been surviving the day on a diet of Lucozade tablets as he had no breaks for food, convened a meeting in the space behind the auditorium. The two countries – both major coal users and producers – would not accept the current wording.

Read more at The Guardian.