When I try to install the Google Earth Engine plugin in QGIS 3.16 I have this message:

"Couldn't load plugin 'ee_plugin' due to an error when calling its classFactory() method "

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    Well, have you contacted the provider of the plugin? Have you checked bug and error reports?
    – Erik
    Commented Dec 18, 2020 at 9:49
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    The QGIS 3.16 had some API changes which were not backward-compatible. This bug has been fixed, try reinstalling to the v0.0.3 as suggested by @Spacedman. It's better report bugs as issues here github.com/gee-community/qgis-earthengine-plugin/issues instead of on StackOverflow. Commented Jan 7, 2021 at 0:10

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This error has been reported and there's a fix at the github site which I guess will make its way to the qgis plugins site in due course:


Always check the project pages!

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