Tomorrow evening, Tuesday January 11th, I'm moderating what promises to be a fascinating discussion about the next steps after COP26. Hosted jointly by the Frontline Club, the Conduit Club and Clear Public Space, the overarching theme is, "Is radical action required?" We brought together many of the same speakers just ahead of the Glasgow conference [...]
Of course there’s a lot I’ll miss – above all, exceptionally talented colleagues who’ve shared so many adventures all over the world. But it’s time for the next chapter. So, a big thank you to old friends who’ve made the last few decades so incredible and to new friends helping with the next moves.
After all the effort, the shuttle diplomacy, the scrambles for interviews, the maelstrom of thousands of people from nearly 200 countries jostling to be heard for a fortnight in Glasgow, what are we left with? Stronger words on a page? Yes. A commitment to a faster pace of negotiations? Yes. Delivery of promised aid for [...]
Just after leaving the BBC, it’s great to be invited to speak at the Business Green Net Zero Culture event on December 7th. So much to talk about – as the #COP26 dust settles and looking forward to a year ahead that’ll be busy and hopefully positive too.