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Obama Grabs Summit Spotlight; Talks Get Tough: COP26 Update

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Barack Obama took center stage at COP26 in Glasgow on Monday. The former U.S. president, getting the celebrity treatment from delegates, implored nations to work together on climate matters and urged young people to get involved.  

As the second week of the summit got under way, delegations delved into detailed talks as they seek to make progress before the conference’s scheduled close on Nov. 12. With the focus on creating a global carbon market after six years of deliberations, negotiators are expected to have some late nights ahead.