Mining boss doubts climate change pact can be reached

The chief executive of Rio Tinto Tom Albanese has said he is doubtful that a global agreement can be reached on climate change.

The chief executive of Rio Tinto Tom Albanese has said he is doubtful that a global agreement can be reached on climate change.

According to Albanese, it is important that moves are made towards an international agreement.

“There are too many competing forces, and I think it’s important to recognise that saving the environment, dropping carbon is almost a luxury of affluence if we see difficult economic conditions priorities to begin to change and that will put more challenges on coming up with a solution.”

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