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COP26 Cables: A Bit of Argy Bargy among Countries Seeking the Spotlight in Glasgow

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U.S. climate envoy John Kerry attends the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, November 12, 2021. (Yves Herman/Reuters) A Competitive Enterprise Institute update on the international climate conference in Glasgow.

My Competitive Enterprise Institute colleagues and I are filing brief cables on COP26, the international climate conference being held in Glasgow, Scotland. Below is our fifth dispatch.

TL;DR: The Chinese skipped the conference and outmaneuvered the less savvy Europeans for the end-of-week spotlight; surprise cooperation about future promises, but nothing tangible today leaves the activists and the British hosts empty-handed with only one day left of the conference. Danes and Costa Ricans make their play.

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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T hursday was the last chance to get major attention for your cause or country at the COP26 meetings. Friday is all about the final …

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