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Kerry’s Secret to Sealing a Global Methane Deal: Lower the Bar

More than 90 countries have signed the emissions-reduction agreement pushed by the U.S. and EU, which is non-binding and doesn’t include national targets

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More Than 100 Countries Sign Up to Global Methane Pledge
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As the U.S. and European Union sought to recruit nations in a first-ever pact to slash the world’s methane emissions, America’s climate envoy John Kerry kept his sales pitch simple.