India’s last-minute coal defense at COP26 hid the role of China, US

At the end of more than two weeks of global climate talks, India downplayed language on coal use. But India’s direct resistance to the final text of the Glasgow climate accord helped hide the role played by China and even the US in the weak outcome. The dramatic process of amending the final text unfolded … Read more

The Biggest Fight in Glasgow: Who Has the Most Historic Responsibility for Climate Change?

One of the biggest fights at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, is whether – and how – the damage caused by rising temperatures to the world’s wealthiest nations, which are disproportionately responsible for global warming to date. Poor countries should be compensated for this. Wealthy countries, including the US, Canada, Japan and … Read more