When Boris Johnson says at the beginning of COP 26 summit, they can not afford to let future generations down, you know that is precisely what they are going to do.

Russian and China not being at the table will be used to point the finger and do nothing other than talk.

As usual, we can not rely on our politicians and leaders of commerce and industry. Indeed, why should we rely on others to solve the climate crisis?

The truth is the solution is in each and everyone of our hands.

We need to consume less and reject items that pollute, are unsustainable and have a ridiculous global footprint.

In short, we need to, as consumers, do our bit, along with calling out those individuals who are not and continue to needlessly pollute.