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BS Opinion | G20 summit | COP

Kanika Datta 

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre), with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left), and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the COP26 UN Climate Summit Photo: PTI

The joint statement that emerged from leaders of the Group of 20 nations after two days of intense negotiations fell far short of the expectation that it would break the current impasse and offer a solution to the vexed issue of climate finance. This does not augur well for the COP26 summit, says the top edit here

In other views:

Prosenjit Datta outlines the less-acknowledged but no less dangerous threats to the that are cropping up.

Read it here

Akash Prakash offers two views of the long-term perspective of the Indian economy to answer investors’ traditional year-end question of whether to “hold or fold”. Read it here

The second edit says India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli has put ruling party leaders in the shade with his defence of a Muslim team-mate. Read it here


“Currently, let’s be in no doubt, we are not going to hit it and we have to be honest with ourselves”

UK PM Boris Johnson on the Cop26 Climate Summit

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First Published: Tue, November 02 2021. 06:36 IST