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With COP 26 Pushed to Late 2021 Due to Pandemic, World Leaders Urged Not to Delay Climate Action

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/29/cop-26-pushed-late-2021-due-pandemic-world-leaders-urged-not-delay-climate-action

What climate action? CO2 emissions are up. The PPM at Mauna Loa is the highest it’s ever been, and climbing. No government is willing to step up and make the drastic changes necessary to stop a crash. The pandemic has shown everybody that many of the cultural norms that were taken as immutable gospel of economy are hollow shells. Yet they do nothing permanent.

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Spoiler alert: There would have been as much progress done at COP 26 if it was still going on as if it was cancelled. i.e. nada