G7 weakness threatens COP26

Climate Economy

G7 weakness threatens COP26

We need stronger global partnerships, especially with China, if we ever hope to reach the Paris Agreement goals. Two weeks ago, when the informal group of the world’s most advanced economies, known as the “G7,” met in Cornwall, U.K., they failed to deliver on the hoped for progress on climate finance, to the disappointment of many. However, an unexpected wild card for the upcoming U.N. climate talks, COP26, could bring a new dynamic of constructive competition between the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters: the U.S. and China. A quick…

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