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Taking to her official handle on Twitter, Thunberg wrote, “The #COP26 is over. Here's a brief summary: Blah, blah, blah. But the real work continues outside these halls. And we will never give up, ever.”
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Thunberg said that pledges from some nations made during COP26 to accelerate their emissions cuts amounted to little more than "a two-week long celebration of business as usual and 'blah, blah, blah'."
- Prince Charles's views echo remarks from Thunberg and her fellow youth campaigners at a Youth4Climate event in Italy last month when she accused world leaders of "thirty years of blah, blah, blah".
Fears that climate change is worsening grew after a U.N. report in August warned the situation was dangerously close to spiralling out of control, with the world certain to face further disruptions for generations to come.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) draft projects how species extinction, spread of disease, fatal heatwaves, ecosystem collapse, rising sea levels and other devastating climate impacts are accelerating.