According to estimates from professional services firm Arup, the COP26 climate summit held in Glasgow, U.K. over the last two weeks will emit “about 102,500 tons of carbon dioxide,” or the “equivalent of total average annual emissions for more than 8,000 U.K. residents,” CNBC reports. In fact, this year’s conference is expected to have a carbon footprint roughly double that of the global summit in 2019.

Source: COP26 may be the ‘highest emitting United Nations environmental summit so far’ | The Week

The point, for most of these delegates, was a vacation trip to Scotland paid for by others. My state’s Governor traveled there for 2 weeks – yet with zero news coverage of her activities there, it seems she was not doing anything important.

By EdwardM