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6 months after climate summit: Where to find progress in a dangerous & divided world

Six months ago, negotiators at the United Nations’ Glasgow climate summit celebrated new commitments to lower global greenhouse gas emissions - today, the world looks ever more complex but there are areas to watch for progress and cooperation.... Read more»

With COP26 over, where do we go from here?

For 14 days, it felt like Glasgow was at the center of something monumental - however, experts worry that the pledges made during COP26 and as a result of the Glasgow Climate Pact won’t be enough to limit rising temperatures.... Read more»

COP 26 climate conference makes small gains, leaves toughest issues to next year

Glasgow’s COP 26, billed as the last chance to save the world from catastrophic climate change, failed to make the radical steps scientists said were needed but finally ended in a political consensus agreement 24 hours later than planned.... Read more»

U.S. reps in Glasgow aim to bolster climate-rescue efforts at global conference

A delegation of Congressional Democrats including Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva told conference attendees Wednesday at the global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, that the United States is not just talking, it is acting to reduce pollution, gird against vulnerabilities such as extreme storms, heat and flooding and demonstrate how major polluters can change. ... Read more»

As climate summit enters final stretch, activists decry it as a failure

Crucial talks in Glasgow to rein in climate change entered the final stretch on Monday after a weekend of protests where activists criticized the conference as a failure because world leaders aren't taking global warming seriously enough. ... Read more»

‘Non-sensical’: Energy, fossil fuels get no mention in early outline of COP 26 declaration

The United Kingdom government is taking sharp criticism for a “non-sensical” early outline of the final declaration from the COP 26 climate summit, released Sunday morning, that makes no mention of the words “energy”, “fossil”, “fuel”, or “renewable”.... Read more»

COP 26 doesn’t look so hopeful for countries living the climate emergency

For those living on a small island or in the heart of drought-hit Africa, the progress at the climate talks in Glasgow does not seem so rosy as the flurry of announcements and political grandstanding of the first few days would suggest.... Read more»

Biden calls for 'decade of action' on climate, apologizes for exit from Paris Accord

President Biden, speaking at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, urged the international community to transition to clean energy and curb greenhouse gas emissions, and also apologized for his predecessor exiting the Paris Climate Accord. ... Read more»

Analysis

4 key issues to watch as world leaders prepare for the Glasgow climate summit

As negotiations get underway at the United Nations’ climate conference, COP26, where world leaders will be discussing how their countries will reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change, here’s what to watch for.... Read more»

Independence vote divides Scotland

When Scottish nationalists this week secured a deal to hold a referendum on independence from Britain, they were trading heavily on their country's historical and cultural identity.... Read more»

Opinion: Media bias and Israel-Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's refusal to stop building Jewish homes in Arab east Jerusalem and the West Bank has become a major obstacle to peace talks with the Palestinians and severely strains relations with President Barack Obama's administration. That's a simple statement of fact.... Read more»