Expert: NZ's appearance at COP 26 in Glasgow 'important'

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Newstalk ZB,
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Thu, 14 Oct 2021, 8:16AM
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Expert: NZ's appearance at COP 26 in Glasgow 'important'

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 14 Oct 2021, 8:16AM

An international relations expert says it's important New Zealand shows its face at a big climate change conference. 

COP 26 is taking place in Glasgow at the end of the month. 

Patrick Bayer from Strathclyde University says told Kate Hawkesby United Nations decision-making happens on a consensual basis. 

"Every country that is not represented to is going to throw a spanner the works, in terms of other countries not knowing what governments stand for." 

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