COP26 update: world leaders commit to net zero targets


Today saw speeches given by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Secretary-General to the United Nations Antonio Guterres, British naturalist Sir David Attenborough, US President Joe Biden, and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Following a rather chaotic start with hundreds of attendees suffering in lengthy queues outside the venue, the day kicked off with Johnson articulating the urgency with which humanity must act to combat climate change.

He said, “The children that will judge us are children not yet born.”

“If we don’t get serious about climate change today, it will be too late for our children to do so tomorrow.”

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