• Nearly 200 countries participating in the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow reached an agreement on Saturday evening after protracted negotiations. This includes calling for the phasing out of coal use worldwide.
• The agreement ends more than two weeks of discussions on tackling climate change globally and reducing greenhouse gas emissions globally.
• Previous plans were not enough to reduce emissions to zero by 2050. After that, it will be impossible to keep the temperature rise below 1.5 or even 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century. Why is this limit so important? You will read that in this piece.
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