COP26 postponed due to coronavirus
The COP26 climate summit set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed until next year due to ongoing fears around coronavirus, the UK government has announced.The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said that holding an “an ambitious, inclusive“ COP26 in November 2020 is “no longer possible“ due to the worldwide effects of COVID-19. T
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