COP26 Climate Deal Shows Fragility of New Emissions-Cutting Pledge

GLASGOW—U.S. climate envoy John Kerry assisted gain assist at the United Nations summit for a offer this weekend that aims to accelerate emissions-slicing plans and asks countries to reinforce them once more next calendar year.

Hours afterwards, Mr. Kerry underscored the fundamental weak point of the new arrangement when he mentioned the U.S., the world’s 2nd-major greenhouse-gasoline emitter, is unlikely to speed up its very own reduction program in a year’s time, arguing that it goes far plenty of.