COP26: turning 'blah blah' into action

COP26: turning 'blah blah' into action
Activist Greta Thunberg dismissed COP26 as "blah, blah, blah" - the challenge is to turn talk into action. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
With the Glasgow climate change conference in its last week of proceedings, there is one area where New Zealand’s negotiators will be watching progress carefully – international carbon trading.Climate change minister James Shaw’s arrival at COP26 followed the headlines and histrionics that came and went with world leaders last week.The conference is now down to the nitty-gritty of trying to finalise the rulebook the Paris Agreement will operate under.Much of the first week centred on promises.Promises of emissions reductions a...

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