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India succeeded in loosening language around coal emissions at the last minute.
COP26 was hailed as a last-gasp chance to halt the climate crisis before it destroys our way of life for good. Did it work?
Five years after the Paris Agreement, the world may finally call out fossil fuels by name. But the so-called Glasgow Agreement punts on most other issues.
The group Global Witness said it was time for the fossil fuel industry to "commit to a future where expert and activist voices are given centerstage.”
"When it comes to climate, time really is running out," Obama told climate advocates.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out to pressure world leaders to make real, impactful changes to slow the climate crisis.
At the COP26 summit, the president stressed the importance of preserving forests to fight climate change — but critics say his policies tell another story.
But many major economies including the United States, China, India and Japan have set no formal dates for ending the use of coal.
"The Late Show" host riffed on Brazil's president confusing climate envoy John Kerry with the comic actor.
The South American nation has pledged to end “illegal deforestation” by 2028. It could do that by legalizing what is currently against the law.
Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar was blocked by police from reaching the venue and offered a ride on a shuttle that wasn't wheelchair accessible.
Experts say the promise at the COP26 climate talks in Scotland would be critical to limiting climate change, but it's one that has been made and broken before.
The 95-year-old was originally due to make the speech in person, but the engagement was cancelled after her hospitalization.
President Joe Biden told world leaders at the U.N. climate conference that the United States is “working overtime” to spearhead the fight against global climate change.
"Will we act?" Biden asked during a speech at the United Nations climate conference. "Or will we condemn future generations to suffer?"
“We owe this to the young, to future generations,” the 84-year-old pope said.
“Our hopes and dreams drown in their empty words and promises," the Swedish climate activist said.
Experts have warned that such a long delay could have catastrophic consequences as momentum is lost in the fight against climate change.