‘Wing it with a few press releases’: Johnson’s COP26 preparations slammed

A former minister, who was appointed to head COP26 before being abruptly sacked, has told a cross-party group of MPs that Boris Johnson and his team took the view that they could “wing” preparations for the global climate summit with “a few press releases".

by Conor McGlone
O’Neill was sacked from her role as COP26 president in February, just six months after had been appointed by Boris Johnson. Photograph: Simona Granati/Corbis/Getty Images
O’Neill was sacked from her role as COP26 president in February, just six months after had been appointed by Boris Johnson. Photograph: Simona Granati/Corbis/Getty Images

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