New Cop26 Update

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We continue to bring you the latest from one of the most critical climate summits of our time.

  • Methane gas — generated by agriculture and cattle farming — is one of the most potent greenhouse gases. A little methane gas can cause a lot of warming.
  • So it was a bit of good news when more than 100 countries pledged to cut global methane emissions by 30 percent from 2020 levels by the end of the decade.
  • But as often with such pacts, the details are complicated, and the agreement is non-binding. That means there’s much uncertainty about whether nations will follow through.
  • Throughout the week, we will continue to bring you comstant updates on the COP26 climate conference.

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