COP26 Climate Summit: From fossil fuels to forests - ten things we learned in Glasgow

1.5C temperature target stands tall

Cecilia Keating
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COP26 Presidency

Investment week's sister publication BusinessGreen provides an overview of the key business takeaways from the Glasgow Climate Summit

After two weeks of intense negotiations and an avalanche of sectoral side deals, the COP26 Climate Summit was finally brought to a close by an emotional Alok Sharma late on Saturday night. The hope is that the new Glasgow Climate Pact, signed off by nearly 200 nations, will play a significant role in curbing future temperature increases, through its calls for enhanced national climate plans, action on methane, a 'phase down' of some fossil fuel subsidies and coal power plans, and enhanced support for developing nations on the frontlines of climate change. If the Paris Agreement is any...

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