U.S., China Jointly Pledge to Step Up Efforts to Fight Climate Change at COP26

GLASGOW—The U.S. and China jointly pledged at the United Nations local climate summit to move up actions to combat local weather modify in the coming ten years, injecting talks here with a shock exhibit of cooperation concerning the two rivals and the world’s two biggest greenhouse-gasoline emitters.

But the two did not endorse a proposal by the U.K. floated before in the day for nations to update their emissions-chopping options by the conclude of next 12 months. That proposal by the host of the summit was found as a way of bridging the divide involving how significantly governments have dedicated to cut and what experts feel is needed to keep away from the worst effects of local weather change.