Climate change

G20 waters down 2050 pledge

Australian Financial Review
Mon, 01 Nov 2021

G20 waters down 2050 pledge
British prime minister Boris Johnson tried to generate momentum for COP26. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Australian Financial Review
Mon, 01 Nov 2021
Global attempts to reduce carbon emissions will live or die on developing countries such as India having access to affordable and scalable technology, Australian prime minister Scott Morrison says, as pessimism grows over whether the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow will achieve progress.Despite final pleas by British prime minister Boris Johnson designed to generate momentum for COP26, the G20 summit in Rome watered down the commitment on climate action, under pressure from heavy-polluting developing countries China, Brazil and India, as well a...

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