A climate activist holds a placard during a protest organised by Extinction Rebellion to denounce the lack of measures against climate change ahead of COP26 summit in Paris on October 31. Photo: Reuters
A climate activist holds a placard during a protest organised by Extinction Rebellion to denounce the lack of measures against climate change ahead of COP26 summit in Paris on October 31. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

COP26: talk of US$130 trillion is cheap when a global carbon fund is the need of the hour

  • How could the world’s rich economies, after failing for 12 years to provide US$100 billion a year in climate finance, suddenly be talking about US$130 trillion?
  • The best progress will be made not with headline-grabbers, but by more focused initiatives like agreement on carbon trading and a simple carbon fund

A climate activist holds a placard during a protest organised by Extinction Rebellion to denounce the lack of measures against climate change ahead of COP26 summit in Paris on October 31. Photo: Reuters
A climate activist holds a placard during a protest organised by Extinction Rebellion to denounce the lack of measures against climate change ahead of COP26 summit in Paris on October 31. Photo: Reuters
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