The damage to the planet is being caused by all the countries of the world and to every country in the world. Therefore all countries need to work at a Global level to drastically reduce carbon emissions. Because the countries that emit the most carbon are not always the ones who will suffer the worst consequences, getting the ‘polluter to pay’ is not straightforward and will need strong leadership to achieve. Indeed fossil fuels that emit unsustainable volumes of carbon are even being subsidised – thus encouraging expansion rather than reduction.

See ‘What are we doing Globally?’ and ‘What is the UK Doing? for further information.