Opinion: Will COP26 be yet another Cop-out?

In the end, what will COP26 accomplish, other than offer a platform to mendacious politicians from around the world, who will spout ever more empty rhetoric? Probably, just another COP-out.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – (Opinion) At the 1992 “Earth Summit” held in Rio de Janeiro and known here as “Eco-92”, 154 countries agreed to adopt the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Convention took effect in 1994.

The top decision-making body of the UNFCCC is called the Conference of the Parties, abbreviated COP, and meets annually to assess progress in dealing with climate change.

COP25 was held in Madrid, in December 2019, 25 years after the UNFCCC became law. Originally scheduled to take place in Brazil, a new venue had to be chosen in early . . .

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