Alok Sharma: My daughter persuaded me to go vegetarian to help save the planet

The Telegraph | Nov 20, 2020 at 10:00 PM
  • Alok Sharma is not a man inclined to discuss his personal life, but the business secretary makes an exception when it comes to his efforts on climate change.
  • Having spent most of the year dealing with the fallout of the coronavirus, this week has given him an opportunity to put on his other hat, as president of COP26, the delayed global climate summit that will take place next year in Glasgow.
  • It is also a big diplomatic moment for post-Brexit Britain, whose role as host is to shepherd those agreements on to the table during months of backstage conversations in the lead up.