Devon teenager plans cycle to Glasgow for Cop26 climate summit

Devon teenager plans cycle to Glasgow for Cop26 climate summit

Jessie Stevens, 16, hopes to deliver speech to UN conference in November after completing 570-mile ride

Unable to afford the extortionate train fare and refusing to fly, a 16-year-old environmental campaigner has decided to cycle 570 miles to the Cop26 summit in Glasgow – and has invited the public to join her for the ride.

Jessie Stevens, from Newton Abbot in south Devon, wants to attend the climate conference in November to “bring youth representation to a conversation often dominated by older voices”.

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