17 June, 2021
This short inquiry launched by the IDC is intended to see what the UK Government has done to date to ensure climate justice is intwined in its development strategy, and what more can be done ahead of COP26. The written evidence submitted by Ricardo Safra de Campos, Maria Franco Gavonel and Neil Adger at the University of Exeter specifically addresses the following items in the climate change inquiry Terms of Reference:
The extent to which the Government’s work to date on climate change and development has taken the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the needs of low-and-middle income countries and vulnerable groups into account;
The potential of COP26 to address these remaining challenges effectively and the steps the Government needs to take if COP26 is to succeed in tackling them.