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World misses symbolic February deadline to ratchet up climate action before Cop26

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UK walks diplomatic tightrope for 2020 climate summit after shaky start

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UK’s Boris Johnson urges all countries to set net zero emissions goals in 2020

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Youth activists urge African governments to do more to curb climate change

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