Special A traffic jam in the central Attaba district of Egypt's capital Cairo, a climate protester in France and Iraqi farmers work at a farm outside Khanaqin. (AFP/File Photos) graphic

Can net-zero carbon emission targets be met without crashing the economy?

  • The campaign for net-zero emissions by 2050 is gaining momentum ahead of COP26 in November
  • Divestment of assets may burnish image of oil companies, but will not lead to desired decarbonization
By Cornelia Meyer ·