At COP26, World Governments Agree to Strengthen Emissions Pledges, Formulate Carbon-Trading Market

GLASGOW—More than a hundred ninety nations attained a offer at the United Nations summit in this article that aims to accelerate greenhouse-gas-emissions cuts across the earth, but leaves large questions over how governments will comply with by way of in the coming decade to check out to avert the worst consequences of world-wide warming.

Supporters say the deal—struck Saturday night after two weeks of negotiations—signals new determination among the world’s governments to shift absent from burning fossil fuels, the most important resource of greenhouse gases that experts say are creating the earth to heat. The settlement, however, features weaknesses that have hamstrung U.N. local climate talks over the a long time.