Upcoming COP27 negotiations likely to be contentious, without major progress: EIU

THE need for Asian governments to balance energy security against minimising climate change is likely to lead to contentious negotiations and undermine progress at the upcoming COP27 climate talks in Egypt in November, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) wrote in a recent report.

Asia will be the fastest-growing region for electricity consumption over the 10-year period as forecast by the provider of global business intelligence and market insights. However, it is also the region that relies most...


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