A boy holds a sign during a climate change strike in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29, 2019. The global race for net zero is like a 2050 Olympics where every city and country shows it can win, not just for its community but for the whole world. Photo: EPA-EFE
A boy holds a sign during a climate change strike in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29, 2019. The global race for net zero is like a 2050 Olympics where every city and country shows it can win, not just for its community but for the whole world. Photo: EPA-EFE
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

World’s race for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require an Olympian effort

  • If the technical solutions are there and finance seems available, why is progress still slow? Blame politics
  • The race to the top on climate action between the US and China is the best thing that can happen for the planet

A boy holds a sign during a climate change strike in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29, 2019. The global race for net zero is like a 2050 Olympics where every city and country shows it can win, not just for its community but for the whole world. Photo: EPA-EFE
A boy holds a sign during a climate change strike in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29, 2019. The global race for net zero is like a 2050 Olympics where every city and country shows it can win, not just for its community but for the whole world. Photo: EPA-EFE
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