Indigenous groups slam ‘business-as-usual’ COP26
Indigenous groups have said COP26 showed that world leaders’ interests lie with economic bottom lines, rather than tackling the climate crisis.The It Takes Roots alliance called the carbon trading, carbon capture and storage, and market-based mechanisms sold at COP26 “false solutions”, while working towards net-zero targets, as opposed to ze
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