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'Last Best Hope'

After a yearlong delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, world leaders and negotiators are meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, for the most important climate conference in years: the 26th session of the conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international treaty formed back in 1992 to curb global warming. U.S. climate envoy John Kerry has called COP26 the world’s “last best hope for the world to get its act together.” Here’s what you need to know about what’s going down in Glasgow.

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