A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest in Munich on June 25 ahead of the Group of 7 leaders’ summit in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle. Photo: Reuters
A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest in Munich on June 25 ahead of the Group of 7 leaders’ summit in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle. Photo: Reuters
Syed Munir Khasru
Opinion

Opinion

Syed Munir Khasru

Amid heatwaves and floods, time is running out for rich nations to fulfil climate pledges and avert catastrophe

  • The current pledges of financial and policy support are nowhere near enough to meet the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees
  • Instead of protecting carbon-emitting industries, the world needs economic diversification and green jobs for a just, sustainable transition

A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest in Munich on June 25 ahead of the Group of 7 leaders’ summit in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle. Photo: Reuters
A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest in Munich on June 25 ahead of the Group of 7 leaders’ summit in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle. Photo: Reuters
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