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Special Coverage of COP26
31 October-12 November 2021 | Glasgow, UK

Amidst a background of rising concern surrounding the impact that man-made climate change is having on the planet, this year’s UN climate conference, COP26, has a particular urgency.

This year, the eyes of the world will be on the politicians, Heads of State, and the tens of thousands of businesses, activists, and citizens, who are gathering in the Scottish city of Glasgow to reach agreement on how to tackle a global crisis that many see as an existential threat.

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PODCAST: Appealing to our better nature - COP26 day 6

Mankind’s impact on the planet is causing it to react against us, provoking extreme weather events in every corner of the world.

But there is a growing realization that, rather than inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis, we can harness nature to help us solve the problem.

In today’s episode of the Lid Is On, Conor Lennon and Laura Quinones explore nature-based solutions, from forests to seaweed, and mangroves.

Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa