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Methane Agreements Improve American Ability to Lead on Climate

Moves to cut methane emissions abroad and at home bring Biden administration credibility, climate activists and NGOs said

President Biden addresses a press conference at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on Nov. 2.

President Biden addresses a press conference at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on Nov. 2.

Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

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President Joe Biden went to Glasgow and COP26 to reestablish climate leadership on the international stage. So how did he do? The activists and NGOs that are watching closely have one word for you: Methane.