Vietnam worries.

Vietnam made a big splash at COP28 by announcing details of a $15.5 billion plan to shutter its coal industry — but British diplomats worry that Hanoi is not fully on board, POLITICO writes.

Interesting to read snippets of these leaked briefing notes, as they provide a sneak-peak behind the scenes on the real political dynamics around dropping coal, despite flashy public announcements.

Anca Gurzu

Chief Europe Correspondent