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Are governments even capable of halting global warming?

Private sector researchers and investors have an arguably bigger role to play

| East Asia
Delegates talk during COP26 in Glasgow on Nov. 13: the action plan suggests there are still some significant hurdles.   © Reuters

Tai Hui is chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, known as COP26, in Glasgow started with world leaders stressing the urgency to cut back greenhouse gas emissions. It ended with an agreement that keeps moving the agenda forward but fell short of reflecting the urgency of the crisis.

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