Sir David Attenborough becomes COP26 People’s Advocate for the UK’s Presidency of the UN climate change summit in Glasgow this November. With six months to go before the UK brings world leaders together for key climate talks, the renowned natural historian and broadcaster will put forward the compelling case to global leaders, key decision makers and the public for why climate action matters, to evidence the progress underway, and to highlight the actions decision makers will need to take ahead of and at COP26.
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Sir David Attenborough will address world leaders about the “crippling” threat of climate change as part of his new role in government promoting the COP26 summit. Boris Johnson has appointed the naturalist and broadcaster to an official position championing the climate conference that will take place in Scotland later this year. Attenborough, 95, said that he was honoured to be made people’s advocate for the COP26 meeting in Glasgow in November, at which he will deliver a speech on conservation. As part of the role, Attenborough will also address G7 world leaders when they gather in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, next month.
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