The Story Behind the Summit: Leading A Global Climate Change Fight Into 2022

The Story Behind the Summit: Leading A Global Climate Change Fight Into 2022
The Story Behind the Summit: Leading A Global Climate Change Fight Into 2022

The Story Behind the Summit: Leading A Global Climate Change Fight Into 2022

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The COP26 Summit, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow last month brought together people from all over the world. And everyone had stories of how climate change is already affecting their lives. But, did the conference accomplish what it set out to do?

Alok Sharma, president of COP26, gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what the conference felt like from the inside, why he apologized for the process, and what it was like trying to get delegates from nearly 200 countries on the same page.

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