This is the world’s “last best chance” to stop climate catastrophe, according to John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy. Success or failure will be determined less by what is agreed in Glasgow in November than by how ambitious the big countries are willing to be in the emissions targets they are expected to announce before then. The key question is whether the targets announced collectively by world leaders put the planet on track to avoid dangerous climate change. Cop26 serves as an informal deadline for those commitments to be made.
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