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WEF in Singapore

China and Japan tout climate goals Greta Thunberg calls 'vague'

Environment emerges as key Davos topic as activists keep pressure on

Factories in China: The Xi Jinping government is promoting its plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, whereas activists are calling for more immediate and binding carbon budgets.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Environmental activists are not terribly impressed by Asian governments' lofty but decadeslong climate goals and want concrete action, this week's online World Economic Forum meetings made clear.

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