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Resetting the climate agenda for 2020; Singapore, on its part, will update its climate pledge before the November COP26 summit in Glasgow to guide its policies over the longer term.

Jan 16, 2020 - The Business Times Singapore

MAJOR economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments at the United Nations summit in Madrid last December, aggravating fears that the world will not act in time to stop rising global temperatures disrupting people, economies and ecosystems. Research published during the talks showed that emissions have increased by 4 per cent since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, and cuts of more than 7 per cent a year are required to avoid catastrophic levels of global warming.

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