In his speech at the COP 26 Launch, Boris Johnson talks about the United Kingdom’s promise to get to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The main intention of Johnson’s speech is to convince the audience that this goal is achievable, as the United Kingdom is ambitious and serious about its climate policies and wishes to become a world leader in the fight against climate change.
Johnson mentions the UK’s commitment to get to net zero several times, but he also mentions the £11.6bn that the UK has pledged to help tackle climate change and finance climate initiatives. Johnson shares these commitments to show that the United Kingdom has ambitious plans when it comes to stopping climate change.
Moreover, Johnson shares examples of previous successes, for example: “if you look at what this country has done, since 1...