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Is COP26 humanity’s make-or-break moment on climate breakdown?

This year’s COP26 meeting in Glasgow has been hailed as the most significant climate event since the 2015 Paris Agreement. But what action must world leaders take to put the planet on a sustainable path? And what does this mean for the future of global capitalism?

29 July 2021, 12.00am

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Kate Aronoff Staff writer at The New Republic and the author of ‘Overheated: How Capitalism Broke The Planet – And How We Fight back
Mathew Lawrence Founder and director of Common Wealth, a think tank that designs ownership models for a democratic and sustainable economy. He is also the co-author of ‘Planet on Fire: A Manifesto for the Age of Environmental Breakdown’
Harpreet Kaur Paul Previously Amnesty International’s deputy representative to the UN in New York. Earlier this year she co-launched Tipping Point UK, a climate justice movement building organisation to support grassroots groups
Chair: Adam Ramsay openDemocracy, main site editor

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