With the Cop26 climate summit less than two weeks away, Megan Gibson met the European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans in London to discuss leading the European Green Deal, the role of the private sector and the need for a just transition. He warns that ambitious climate targets are not enough, and leaders need to prove that they can deliver.
Emily Tamkin joins the podcast from Washington, DC for a conversation on Timmermans’s effective diplomacy, as well as the feasibility of the climate promises in the UK and around the world.
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Megan’s interview with Timmermans.
Patrick Mulholland on how economic recovery is trumping climate action in Latin America.
Philippa Nuttall on China increasing coal production.
Murray Griffin on Australia’s climate ambitions.
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