Interview: CAN Europe’s new director on the EU at COP and Fit for 55

Chiara Martinelli, the new director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, discusses why the UN climate conference has been a frustrating affair for green groups, the role of the EU at the talks, and what the key battles will be in its ‘Fit for 55’ package.

by Simon Pickstone
Delegates attend the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 2, 2021
The COP26 ‘action zone’: a giant inflatable globe looms above groups of civil society campaigners (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

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