COP26 Action Tracker: Uncertainty over whether Australia and South Africa will attend crucial climate talks.
Edie 27th Sept 2021 read more »
The complex manoeuvring to form a coalition in Berlin, however, could affect the mood in Glasgow. Delegates will be watching to see whether German parties agree to speed up Germany’s coal phase-out, with closest attention on the first-placed Social Democrats (SPD), the second-placed Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) and the Liberal party (FDP), who along with the Greens could play a role as kingmaker in any coalition. Current policy allows coal-burning power plants to remain open until 2038, a timetable incompatible with Germany’s upgraded climate targets.
Guardian 28th Sept 2021 read more »