If the 2015 Paris Agreement provided the framework for countries to tackle climate change then Glasgow, six years on, was the first major test of this high-water mark of global diplomacy.
We asked experts from around the world for their reaction to the outcomes of this year's UN climate summit, COP26, including the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed by all 197 countries attending the talks. Here's what they had to say about the deals that were made.
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With the United Nations' climate conference in Scotland turning a spotlight on climate change policies and the impact of global warming, it's useful to understand what the science shows.
At the time, the U.S. oil industry, the group's president, Frank Ikard, said, "carbon dioxide is being added to the earth's atmosphere by the burning of coal, oil, and natural gas at such a rate that by the year 2000 the heat balance will be so modified as possibly to cause marked changes in climate."
As cities work toward decreasing their climate impact, they're running up against some opponents in the gas industry.