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About the COP26 climate summit
Thousands of government officials, leaders of business and finance, academics, members of nongovernmental organizations and journalists are gathered in Glasgow for the COP26 talks with the aim of accelerating action toward achieving global sustainability goals.
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Among the goals of the international negotiations — the most important since the talks that led to the Paris Agreement in 2015 — will be be to elicit commitments from countries to keep warming this century to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Negotiators also will be aiming to mobilize sustainable investment on a scale required to remake how the world produces and consumes energy, a change that will demand the largest reconstruction of the global economy since the Industrial Revolution.
At Climate Summit, Can the World Move from Talk to Action? An overview of the main issues at COP26 published on the website Yale Environment 360.