Coronavirus: UK proposes one-year delay to UN climate talks

The government has asked the UN to consider delaying next year’s climate change negotiations, due to be held in November, by a full year in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

by Simon Pickstone
COP president and business secretary Alok Sharma attending cabinet earlier in May: He has proposed a year's postponement to the crucial climate conference. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/Getty Images
COP president and business secretary Alok Sharma attending cabinet earlier in May: He has proposed a year's postponement to the crucial climate conference. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/Getty Images

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