Cover Story: Disappointments and Hopes From the Climate Summit
The latest climate deal struck at the 26th United Nations summit on global warming includes laudable achievements as well as disappointing compromises, experts said.
In two weeks of contentious negotiations Oct. 31 to Nov. 12 in Glasgow, nearly 200 countries hammered out major agreements to counter climate change, including long-awaited rules for global carbon trading and new pledges on methane gas emissions, climate financing and support for developing countries. A joint action deal between China and the United States added an encouraging development.
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