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Climate Summit: Are nations keeping their carbon pledges?

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It’s not just the United States — other major polluters around the world have also been falling behind the climate goals they set for themselves under the Paris agreement.

As the Biden administration virtually hosts the leaders of more than three dozen countries Thursday and Friday to discuss the need for more action on climate change, here’s a look at where others stand, and what’s preventing them from fulfilling their promises. In other words, who’s been naughty, who’s been nice, and who is still banking on more coal in their stockings this year.

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A coal processing plant in central China

Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in central China’s Shanxi province.

(Sam McNeil / Associated…



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