Protests at COP26 Call on UK to Block Massive Cambo Oil Field Off Scottish Coast

The U.K. government attempts to take the U.N. climate leadership role. Climate Change Conference, we talk with Mary Church, head of campaigns, Friends of the Earth Scotland. She describes how activists are calling for Boris Johnson, the U.K. Prime minister, to stop the development of the Cambo oil field off Scotland’s coast. This would go against the U.N. goals to eliminate fossil fuels. “We know that fossil fuels need to be phased out long, long before 2050, but this proposal is to keep on drilling oil until 2050,” says Church, adding that the extraction of 800 million barrels of oil would be “the equivalent of 10 years of Scotland’s annual emissions.”

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