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What it will take to tackle climate change, with Christiana Figueres

Was Cop26 a success, and is the 1.5°C limit above preindustrial temperatures still an achievable target?

The New Statesman’s environment and sustainability editor, Philippa Nuttall, speaks to the leading climate change diplomat Christiana Figueres.

They discuss whether Cop26 went far enough, what it will take to turn the pledges into action, and what role the fossil fuel industry should have, if any, in the transition to a carbon-zero world.

If you have a You Ask Us question for the international team, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk

Further reading:

Protests, nature protection and plant-based meat: ten climate and environment predictions for 2022.

The emotional journey of Alok Sharma: how climate action got personal for the Cop26 president.

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