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Five things you need to know about the Glasgow Climate Pact

Simon Lewis, UCL and Mark Maslin, UCL The COP26 UN climate talks in Glasgow have finished and the gavel has come down on the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed by all 197 countries. If the 2015 Paris Agreement provided the framework for countries to tackle climate change then Glasgow, six years on, was the first major test of this high-water mark …

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Glasgow COP26: climate finance pledges from rich nations are inadequate and time is running out

Shutterstock Melanie Pill, Australian National University The make-or-break United Nations climate talks in Glasgow have begun. Much attention so far has rightly focused on the emissions reduction ambition each nation is taking to the negotiations. But another key goal of the talks is to dramatically scale up so-called “climate finance” for developing nations. Climate finance is money paid by wealthy …

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