Climate action: why business as usual won’t work

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Bold action is needed by governments, business and investors around the world in order to tackle climate change. On today’s show we look at some of the big challenges to this, ahead of the Dublin Climate Dialogues conference next week. The initiative brings together big names including United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, climate activist Mary Robinson and Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, to forge an agreement to move beyond ambition and enact meaningful commitments to achieve a transition to net-zero global emissions by 2050 at the critical UN COP26 in November. Cliff Taylor talks to former president of the European Parliament Pat Cox, who is chair of the Dublin Climate Dialogues, and Mike Hayes, Global Lead on Renewables and Decarbonisation at KPMG.

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