COP26: Great Expectations
In our second episode of our mini series of Ibec Voices focusing on the proceedings at COP26, Dr Neil Walker, Head of Infrastructure, Energy and the Environment at Ibec, covers the opening statements from the assembled world leaders on the Conference's opening days. This includes analysis of the opening statements of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, President Joe Biden, and French President Emmanuel Macron.
The topics covered include:
- The crucial role the private sector must play in unlocking investment to achieve our climate targets;
- The contrasting themes between developed and developing nations;
- The potential national implications of the ambitious climate agenda.
Stayed tuned for tomorrow's episode, in which Dr Neil Walker will comment on the notable absence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping.