Climate crisis EB-157 brief

COP26 outcomes: Despite pronouncements from global leaders about the urgent need for action, COP26 in Glasgow didn’t deliver results commensurate to needs.

The Glasgow Climate Pactis long on words and short on real content. Two weeks of negotiations at COP26 (which follow monthly meetings of multiple working groups throughout the year) have not succeeded in breaking some key deadlocks–notably climate finance, including loss and damage and funds for adaptation; rapid and deep cuts in fossil fuels (including state subsidies).