Explainer – Sticking points at the U.N. climate conference

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By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) – Representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Glasgow, Scotland, from Oct. 31-Nov. 12 for climate talks to strengthen action to tackle global warming under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Amid extreme weather events around the world and following a United Nations’ climate report which warned that global warming was close to spiralling out of control, the actions of governments at this conference will determine whether it is a success. Here are some of the issues which need to be resolved: EMISSIONS CUT PLEDGES Six years ago in Paris, countries agreed to c…

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