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COP27 PODCAST: Now the hard work begins

COP27 PODCAST: Now the hard work begins


COPs are a marathon, not a sprint. During the first week, country negotiators set the parameters for the serious, and often exhausting, horse-trading that begins next week, when ministers fly in, with the aim of hammering out a consensus agreement by the end of the conference.

On today’s show, Laura and Conor speak to Selwin Hart, the UN Secretary-General’s special advisor on climate, and Rueanna Haynes, a climate negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), about the progress made so far; and Conor sits down with former supermodel turned environmental activist Lily Cole, on how to bring the huge environmental cost of the fashion industry under control.

Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa

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UN News/ Conor Lennon
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UN Video/ Runa A