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Thunberg Marches; More Nations Sign Methane Pledge: COP26 Update

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COP26 Glasgow Climate Talks Latest: Nov. 5
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Activist Greta Thunberg joined thousands of marchers in Glasgow, Scotland, protesting what they call “greenwashing” and empty talk at the COP26 climate meeting. Summit President Alok Sharma warned “the rubber will hit the road” next week.

There’s been some progress so far -- including deals on phasing out methane, coal and fossil-fuel funding -- but some of the world’s largest polluters aren’t backing them, and a closer look reveals some important exceptions and loopholes. Much work also remains on establishing international carbon markets.