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UN Climate Summit Starts Under Cloud After G-20 Dodges Hard Questions

Without stronger guidance from the world’s biggest economies, negotiators will struggle to reach consensus on tough issues 

Opening Day of the G-20 Summit
Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg
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Climate negotiators at the COP26 summit were banking on the world’s most powerful leaders to give them a boost before they embark on two weeks of fraught discussions over who should do what to slow the rise in global temperatures.