This included visits to some of the world’s most oppressive regimes, such as Cuba, China, and Russia. The very same Council that hosted COP26 and declared a climate emergency in May 2019.
Regional disparities can do huge damage to growth. Here are five reasons why the Government’s mission makes sense from every angle.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.
Politicians treat motorists as though their transport needs are some sort of indulgence.
He returns to a deeply divided America, with his popularity on a clear downward trend.
If Peter Sellers were still around, he could play the President to perfection, as a politician who is all at once cunning, witty, naive and triumphant.
Too many on the Right see it as their job to pretend that action on climate change must be watered down or opposed.
Many high-emitting nations are either avoiding COP altogether or stalling when it comes to committing to carbon targets.
We can still be another Israel or South Korea, if we decide a strategy and stick to it.
When Glasgow binmen complain of being subject to daily rat attacks, the nationalists accuse them of fearmongering.
Without China and India onboard, the ability to tackle climate change will become a losing battle.
Our exit from the EU should allow fresh thinking and a new regulatory approach – to allow the UK to reach its full economic potential.
With 130 million girls out of school before the pandemic hit, urgent and systemic change is needed.
The Government has done well to create a UK network of Marine Protected Areas, but must go further in protecting them.
Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.