COP26, the global climate change summit scheduled to be held in Glasgow this November, should be postponed for a year so the world can focus its energies on beating the coronavirus, Ian Blackford has insisted. The call from the SNP leader at Westminster comes as UK Government sources have told The Herald the mood within Whitehall was that it was now “impossible” to hold the international event this year. It is timetabled to be held on November 9 to 20. Some 200 world leaders, 30,000 delegates and thousands of journalists are due to descend on Scotland for the United Nations summit.
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