Reacting to the news that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is attending COP27, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, chief executive officer of IEMA - the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, said:

"The Prime Minister's decision to attend the climate negotiations is a positive one. With other world leaders expected to be in attendance, it is an opportunity for the UK to play a leadership role in ensuring that COP27 delivers an ambitious set of outcomes that limit global warming to below 1.5C."