2021 - a year of hope in climate battle

A change of US administration and landmark pledges by China, Japan and South Korea are a good start. They should spur stronger action by all nations in November at the United Nations summit in Glasgow.

The march of climate change is relentless, and the pandemic has had virtually no effect on global warming. PHOTO: REUTERS
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Last July, a third of Bangladesh was underwater in the worst flooding in years. Severe floods also swept parts of India, China and Japan, while a record hurricane season battered the United States.

The march of climate change is relentless, and the pandemic has had virtually no effect on global warming: Last year tied with 2016 as the hottest on record.

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