Nations agree Glasgow Climate Pact
The first ever international agreement to reduce coal use was struck on the final day of COP26, with countries also reiterating their intention to deliver the Paris Agreement's 1.5°C target, and to provide more financial support for developing nations.The Glasgow Climate Pact requests that world leaders meet again to “revisit and strengthen” their 2030 nationally determined contributions (NDCs) by the end of 2022, which is three years earlier than
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