Climate summit sees new pledges on cutting methane, saving forests

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By Jake Spring and Jeff Mason GLASGOW (Reuters) -Leaders at the COP26 global climate conference pledged on Tuesday to stop deforestation by the end of the decade and cut emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane to help slow climate change. The second day of the two-week summit in Glasgow, Scotland also saw some overdue moves by wealthy nations to provide long-promised financial help for the developing countries worst hit by global warming. The United Nations conference aims to keep alive a receding target of capping temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius…

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