Smokes billow out of chimneys at a chemical plant in north China’s Tianjin municipality. Hopes the latest UN conference on climate change would lead to bold steps towards cutting carbon emissions and action to help developing countries adapt were dashed. Photo: EPA
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SCMP Editorial

UN climate deal brings hope, but more must be done

  • The adoption of a common rule book by nations for reporting emissions and efforts made to cut them is welcome; however, the global body has to guard against inaction

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Smokes billow out of chimneys at a chemical plant in north China’s Tianjin municipality. Hopes the latest UN conference on climate change would lead to bold steps towards cutting carbon emissions and action to help developing countries adapt were dashed. Photo: EPA
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