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Issue 1485 - How Much Will It Cost To Save The Planet?

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As world leaders get ready to gather in Glasgow, we take a look at COP26 – the best chance we have of preventing climate carnage…

How much will it cost to save the planet?
The amount is apparently around $50 trillion. It sounds like a big amount but we look into how it needs to be spent, how it compares to the cost of other calamities such as Covid, and find out it’s a pretty small price to pay.

Vital young voices
Grace Maddrell, a 16-year-old campaigner, says we must listen to young activists from countries already on the frontline of the climate crisis

A day in the life 2050
What difference will sticking to emission targets make? We travel to the future to find out the best and worst-case scenarios…

The point of protest
In a rare interview with controversial campaigners Insulate Britain, they explain why the time for polite activism is over

Changemakers
Fixing environmental problems isn’t easy – but we look at the innovative people already making a positive difference

Also inside
- Actor Mark Strong on the journey from Our Friends in the North to Hollywood
- Finding the real Shane MacGowan meant roving down a different road
- Why George Constanza is an unlikely post-lockdown hero
- Canadian street paper vendor Peter Thompson recalls his childhood home devastated by wildfire
- And a reminder that our Christmas Kids Cover Competition is now open!

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