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Guest post: How quickly does the world need to 'phase down' all fossil fuels?

India and China were widely criticised at COP26 in 2021 when they pushed to tone down the language on coal consumption that emerged from the climate summit. As a result of this intervention from two highly coal-dependent nations, with the covert support of other key players, the final version of the Glasgow Climate Pact only called on nations to "phase down" rather than "phase out" unabated coal power. 

February 16, 2023

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