Nicola Sturgeon will tell world leaders to take ‘credible actions’ to bring Scotland to the zero threshold in a speech to Copenhagen’s conference this week.

She will say that the perspective of restricting global warming to less than 1.5 ° C can’t just be a “face-saving slogan” it has to be real.

In a keynote address to a young audience and university students in Glasgow, she will urge world leaders to act to limit rising global temperatures and to wrap up a fair financial package for the global south.

The Cop26 summit will bring together over 120 world leaders, held on the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow from 31st October to 12th November.

The First Minister will say Scotland is in a unique position to make the event a success, and will act as a ‘bridge’ by making room for conversations.

“I have said that small countries can lead the way in this, and they can, but in the coming days, it is the countries which emit the most, who most need to step up”

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