Picture this, it’s 1902, a warm evening during the British Empire’s grasp on the Raj. A Boris Johnsonesque Colonial official reprimands an Indian child for not appropriating white behaviours quickly enough. Fast forward to November 12th 2021, and you can see the exact archetypal figures spitting vehemently at Indian delegates, but this time it’s the words coal is wrong; you’re wrong.
The Glasgow Climate Pact will result in a warming of 2.4°C, down from 3.2°C under the Paris Agreement. We must, however, remain sceptical and hold governments accountable for their climate commitments. This article highlights five key takeaways from the Pact.