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‘We will be judged by history’: Boris Johnson calls for action on climate change as he flies to US

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The chances of a global deal this year to save the planet are just ‘six out of ten’, Boris Johnson warned world leaders last night, adding that they will judged by history if they fail to tackle climate change.

Speaking as he prepared for crunch talks with Joe Biden and other leaders, the Prime Minister said wealthy countries had to do ‘much more’ if they were to persuade developing countries to sign up to a deal at the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow in November.

Mr Johnson and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss arrived in New York last night ahead of talks with world leaders at the UN General Assembly.

Tomorrow, the PM will travel to Washington for his first White House summit, where he will press President Biden on his pledge to pour billions…



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