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Analysts: Deeper global cooperation on climate standards needed to ensure fairness

December 5, 2023 at 5:34 PM
National standards set to reduce carbon emissions are often designed with input from a narrow group of stakeholders and without consulting emerging-market economies, hurting development outcomes, analysts argued during a panel discussion at the United Nations COP28 climate summit on Tuesday. “Many of these national standards are not very inclusive, the way that they're set up,” Carolyn Deere Birkbeck, executive director of TESS, a forum on trade, environment and sustainable development goals created by the Geneva Graduate Institute and the...

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