There are a number of reasons why rich countries are
lagging behind in their climate change promises, despite having the resources to do so.
There is a lack of political will to
take action on climate change in many rich countries.
The cost of taking action on climate change is a
major concern for many rich countries.
There are still some challenges in terms of developing and
deploying the technologies needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
There is a need for international cooperation to address climate change.