Climate change talks: A lot at stake for ASEAN

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Climate change talks: A lot at stake for ASEAN

Southeast Asia’s economic growth, wealth and regional integration have largely been success stories,  but success has come with a price: negative effects on the environment. Thus the region has a lot at stake in the ongoing negotiations towards a global climate agreement, diplomats said. They said the impact of extreme climate events in the region has “shaken fundamental assumptions of regional cooperation,” and that this should make the region move faster in addressing extreme events.

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