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Is Asia and the Pacific Ready for the Global Climate Stage?

BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 01 (IPS) - As the leaders of Asia and the Pacific prepare to head to Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), they can be sure that our region will be in the spotlight: many of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change are located here; the seven G20 members from this region are responsible for over half of global GHG emissions; and five of the 10 top countries with the greatest historic responsibility for emissions since the beginning of the twentieth century are from Asia.Read the full story, “Is Asia and the Pacific Ready for the Global Climate Stage?”, on globalissues.org →

BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 01 (IPS) – As the leaders of Asia and the Pacific prepare to head to Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), they can be sure that our region will be in the spotlight: many of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change are located here; the seven G20 members from this region are responsible for over half of global GHG emissions; and five of the 10 top countries with the greatest historic responsibility for emissions since the beginning of the twentieth century are from Asia.Read the full story, “Is Asia and the Pacific Ready for the Global Climate Stage?”, on globalissues.org →

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