COP26 climate summit may have to be postponed again – or radically changed – due to Covid

  • Date: 31/03/21
  • Sky News

Two government sources suggest the Glasgow summit might have to be delayed for a second time amid signs the pandemic is worsening in parts of the world.

The COP26 climate change summit may have to be postponed or radically changed because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to government sources.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling to ensure the flagship November summit is held face-to-face by ensuring participants are vaccinated and subject to a robust testing regime.

However, two government sources suggested the Glasgow summit might still have to be delayed for a second time amid signs the pandemic is worsening in parts of the world.

It was postponed by a year from last November because of COVID-19.

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