COP26: New global climate deal struck in Glasgowon November 13, 2021 at 8:32 pm

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New global climate deal agreed at COP26 in Glasgow after last-minute wrangling over agreement on cutting coal

Coal is responsible for about 40% of CO2 emissions each year, making it central in efforts to keep within the 1.5C target. To meet this goal, agreed in Paris in 2015, global emissions need to be reduced by 45% by 2030 and to nearly zero by mid-century.

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