A Chinese flag is seen on top of a car near a coal-fired power plant in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in November 2019. Last year, China added 38.4GW in new coal-fired power – three times the rest of the world combined. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese flag is seen on top of a car near a coal-fired power plant in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in November 2019. Last year, China added 38.4GW in new coal-fired power – three times the rest of the world combined. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

COP26: Climate deals to achieve net zero carbon emissions? Possible but very hard

  • Little common ground has been found for climate action, from ESG investments to fossil fuel subsidies
  • But with hope, COP26 will broker detailed net carbon timetables, meaningful carbon pricing and an end to fossil fuel subsidies

A Chinese flag is seen on top of a car near a coal-fired power plant in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in November 2019. Last year, China added 38.4GW in new coal-fired power – three times the rest of the world combined. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese flag is seen on top of a car near a coal-fired power plant in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in November 2019. Last year, China added 38.4GW in new coal-fired power – three times the rest of the world combined. Photo: Reuters
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