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PODCAST: Tears, fears and fossil fuels

PODCAST: Tears, fears and fossil fuels


At times it seemed that a COP26 resolution was still hours or even days away but, on Saturday evening, a final document was finally adopted, despite the misgivings expressed by many countries at revised language regarding fossil fuels.

COP26 President, Alok Sharma, seemed close to tears at one point, betraying the enormous pressure felt by so many of those closely involved with the negotiations.

In the last episode of the Lid Is On from COP26, Conor Lennon and Laura Quiñones discuss the outcome of the conference, the Glasgow Climate Pact.

Music: 'Within the Earth' Ketsa

Audio Credit
Conor Lennon/ UN News
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UN News/Conor Lennon