COP26: What is the climate summit’s success rate?


  • Climate
  • Tuesday, 16 Nov 2021

Even as its capital was blanketed by toxic smog, India led the charge to weaken anti-coal pledges at the COP26 summit, with experts saying it is prioritising its economic growth over the planet's future. Photo: Prakash Singh/AFP

The much-anticipated COP26 UN Climate Conference has ended, with mixed feelings from various parties about its outcomes and how they will realistically address climate change and keep temperature rise within 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

From cutting coal use and methane emission, to reforestation efforts and climate funds for poor, vulnerable nations, many issues were debated upon.

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