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Climate Summit: Boris Johnson says the UK isn’t ‘tree hugging, mung bean munching eco freaks’

During his opening speech at the

Climate Ambition Summit 2020, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson used some interesting language to explain why cutting emissions is so vital.

The UK is co-hosting the virtual summit with France and the UN, on the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement. Over 70 world leaders are due to speak at the meeting.