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COP26 falls short of the aggressive action needed to halt climate disaster

A general view of the Action Hub is pictured during the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on Nov. 11, 2021. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
A general view of the Action Hub is pictured during the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on Nov. 11, 2021. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens of pledges from countries at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow are still not enough to keep warming in check. Experts say nations will need to keep pushing for more aggressive, concrete plans soon.

We get the latest from NPR’s Jeff Brady.

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a project aimed at strengthening the media's focus on the climate crisis. WBUR is one of 400+ news organizations that have committed to a week of heightened coverage around the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Check out all our coverage here.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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