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The thin green line: sustaining sustainability

The thin green line: sustaining sustainability

SEAN Kidney is taking stock of climate action, and it's safe to say, he's not pleased with the progress. Speaking to participants at a recent green finance conference in Singapore, the CEO of non-governmental organisation (NGO) Climate Bonds Initiative puts it bluntly: "We are failing totally." He's referring to the Paris Accord - the 2015 landmark agreement inked by nearly 200 countries around the world to cut carbon emissions, with the goal set at limiting the increase in global warming to "well below" two degrees celsius by the end of this century. But in this part of the world, there is an uncomfortable tension between poverty alleviation and environmental care, made more urgent by current uncertainty that renewable energy is ready for the long haul. A damning United Nations 2017 report on the Emissions Gap showed an "alarmingly high" gap between the reductions needed ...

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