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Deal Sealed After Late Pushback by India and China: COP26 Update

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Delegates at high-stakes COP26 climate talks in Glasgow agreed on a global deal to boost climate action after last-minute wrangling. They also approved rules that would create the framework for a global carbon market.

The final version of the broad document, named the Glasgow Climate Pact, kept contentious proposals despite last-minute pushback from China and India -- two of the world’s biggest emitters. That included language on reducing coal and fossil-fuel subsidies and coming back by next year with new climate targets. The proposals passed after an eleventh-hour watering down, negotiated in plain sight in the plenary room.