FACTBOX-What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Nearly 200 nations agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on Saturday after more than two weeks of intense negotiations, with the UK host of the talks saying the deal would keep alive international hopes of averting the worst impacts of...

Was Glasgow pact a win for climate? Time will tell

By Kate Abnett and Valerie Volcovici GLASGOW (Reuters) -Its ambition was clear: the U.N. climate summit was meant to secure a deal to give the world a chance to avert the worst impacts of climate change by capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit)...

What they are saying about the U.N. climate deal

GLASGOW (Reuters) -Reactions to the climate deal agreed at the COP26 conference in Scotland on Saturday: ALOK SHARMA, COP26 PRESIDENT “I think today we can say with credibility that we’ve kept 1.5 (degrees Celsius) within reach. But its pulse is weak, and we...

UN climate talks drift into overtime in push to save 1.5 Celsius goal

By Kate Abnett, Jake Spring and Elizabeth Piper GLASGOW (Reuters) – Two weeks of U.N. COP26 climate talks in Glasgow blew past a deadline on Friday as the conference president called on countries to make a final push to secure commitments that would rein in the...

Australia PM, criticised on climate, urges firms to curb costs

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, facing growing domestic and global disapproval of his climate policies, urged multinational companies on Saturday to start offering cheaper and more sustainable solutions to combat climate change....