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Tackling climate change and shaping a new energy future

The Hague | Mon, July 17, 2017 | 12:39 pm
Tackling climate change and shaping a new energy future A hazy view of Jakarta. For Asia’s population, renewable energy will be essential to meeting growing demand while tackling climate change and air pollution. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate accord must not become a distraction from urgent global efforts to combat climate change. Countries in Asia were among the most committed supporters of the Paris goals. Indonesia has committed to a 29 percent reduction in emissions by 2030. Now is not the time to break stride, but to reinfor...

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