This weekend, the much-anticipated COP26 summit to fight climate change will get underway. We’ll see if we get some real action instead of the usual off-gassing from world leaders. NPR: The COP26 is about to start. Here’s what to expect. “These climate meetings began in 1992, when countries signed a treaty promising to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and prevent dangerous changes to the climate. Almost every year since then, the parties to this agreement have met to talk about what still needs to be done. It’s called a Conference of Parties, or COP. This is the 26th such meeting. So, COP26.” (Hopefully they’re better at climate mitigation than they are at branding.)

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