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G-20 leaders make no promises over climate change

By DW
02 November 2021   |   12:48 pm
World leaders have failed to set a firm date for achieving carbon neutrality or for phasing out coal. Activists had hoped for a stronger signal from the G-20 ahead of the UN's climate change conference, COP26.

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