The UK and the European Commission don’t want to talk about this part of Copernicus at COP 26

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The United Kingdom and the European Commission are pitching themselves as backing decisive action against climate change at the United Nations COP 26 conference being held in Glasgow.

But both of them should be embarrassed for failing to act on a mutually beneficial, cost-effective agreement that would return Britain to the Commission’s Copernicus satellite-based environment-monitoring network.

The two sides have spent nearly a year in discussions, with apparently no headway. Government and industry officials disagree on who’s more to . . .

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