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The inconvenient truth of failed climate policies

Sometimes policymakers have backed the wrong technologies, lacked ambition or simply not engaged with potential emissions reductions. Sonja van Renssen explores climate policies that have not delivered and why.

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Fig. 2: Top 20 GHG emitters since 1990.

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