Climate change: Going to Glasgow to save the world (or not)

There is greater public awareness of global warming after a quarter century of summits, but political dilemma remains.

Action on climate change poses a fundamental political dilemma, says the writer. PHOTO: REUTERS
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On Oct 31, world leaders will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26.

This will be the 26th COP. What can we expect from Glasgow? The short answer is hopefully quite a lot, but probably not very much.

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