Key Takeaways -
China is set to launch a national emissions-trading program to help the country reach its goal of peak emissions by 2030. The World Bank downgraded growth forecast for East Asia and the Pacific, citing spikes in coronavirus and vaccine supply constraints. South Africa will increase its troop deployment to 25,000 as unrest persists. Analysis: Emerging and Existing Hotspots: Unrest in South Africa.
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