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With COP26 credibility at stake, some urge ratcheting up schedule

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By Mark John, Simon Jessop and William James GLASGOW (Reuters) – Behind the headlines touting new emissions and finance commitments, the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow are facing a battle for credibility. Over the last week, rich countries were accused of repeatedly breaking promises. Big polluters traded barbs. And environmental campaigners have cried betrayal, as years of U.N. climate negotiations to rein in climate-warming carbon emissions and protect the world’s most vulnerable have had little effect. “We have not seen sincerity in the commitments and progress made by developed countries, a…

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