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Media Roundtable: What is COP26 expected to accomplish?

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On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we'll discuss what's been accomplished at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

So far, nations have pledged to protect forests, cut methane gas emissions and phase out coal. Last month, the UN reported that we are on track for a catastrophic 2.7 degrees celsius rise by 2100. What is needed to address the climate emergency? What is the role of the media in highlighting the plight of those affected the most by the climate crisis?

Guest:

Tina Gerhardt, environmental journalist who covers climate change, UN climate negotiations and energy policy

Web Resources:

Common Dreams: Time Is of the Essence: This Is the Decade to Reduce Emissions

Sierra: Methane's Big Moment

Reuters: UN warns world set for 2.7C rise on today's emissions pledges