Policy Watch: Kerry tells world leaders to 'stop the BS' and lift ambition at Glasgow
"Despite the UNFCCC warning that we need to cut emissions by 50% by 2030 in order to be on track to limit warming to 1.5C by 2050, the pledges to date aren’t substantial enough to ensure any cut in emissions by the end of this decade.
U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said he still hopes 'we can make enormous progress in Glasgow', and his diplomatic efforts continue full throttle – though he was reportedly less diplomatic in his comments earlier in the week, telling world leaders to 'stop the BS'.
Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, told a webinar organised by the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions that 'there is a massive to do list', whatever is agreed at COP."