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Prince Charles says "dangerously narrow window" to accelerate climate action

CommoditiesOct 23, 2021 10:10
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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Charles greets guests at a reception for the Global Investment Summit in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Britain, October 19, 2021. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS

RIYADH (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles, in recorded remarks at an environment event in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, said there was a "dangerously narrow window" to accelerate climate change action.

Citing experts, he said the U.N Climate Change Conference COP26 due to start at the end of October must have nationally determined contributions (NDCs) with "clear baselines" and net zero emission targets by 2050.

He was addressing the Saudi Green Initiative forum, at which top exporter Saudi Arabia had earlier on Saturday announced its target to reach zero-net emissions by 2060.

Prince Charles said the Saudi Green Initiative and a wider Middle East Green Initiative, which Riyadh will host on Monday, would help accelerate the great progress already made.

Prince Charles says "dangerously narrow window" to accelerate climate action
 

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Gary Morgan
Gary Morgan Oct 25, 2021 15:28
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CO2 and warmth are good things. Charles serves Satan.
Graham Kinnear
Graham Kinnear Oct 23, 2021 23:17
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I suppose he can always pick up the bill for the great unwashed
cybro oo
cybro oo Oct 23, 2021 16:32
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Charlie and his gang create more co2 .Than a small town ,he is the last person to preach to us
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Phil Long Oct 23, 2021 15:09
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if china don't committed to anything then its flop26
 
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