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Spotlight on COP26: Asia Pacific countries have come a long way on their climate commitments

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Galic Goran
Goran Galic

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Perth

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Scott Neilson

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Tokyo

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01 December 2021

Critics may be disappointed by the actions of Asia Pacific governments at COP26, but there has been major progress over the past two years, write Scott Neilson and Goran Galic.

After two weeks of headlines, protests and proclamations, COP26 is over. The international climate change melee has left Glasgow and a deal has finally been agreed. Look out for a growing wave of legislation and funding to implement the target as structural change is required to shift Asia Pacific economies and help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.