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Climate Change COP26 Energy Crisis

The Developing World Needs Energy—and Lots of It (Jason Bordoff, Foreign Policy)

When the world gathers in Glasgow, Scotland, next week for the United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, many climate leaders and activists from Africa and other parts of the developing world will be notably absent as they find it near impossible to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

While this glaring disparity between rich and poor countries concerns health care, it is also a reminder that when it comes to climate change, developed and developing countries have vastly different needs that must be taken into account to put the world on a fair and just path to climate action.

COP26 Climate Summit Must Get Serious About Developing Countries (foreignpolicy.com)