COP26: Goal of restricting global warming to 1.5°C could remain elusive

As the much-anticipated COP26 climate summit in Glasgow winds down in the next three days, the goal of 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in global temperatures by the turn of this century will likely remain elusive. Instead, there are clear signs that the eventual agreement at the summit could maintain the target at 2 degrees Celsius as included in the 2015 Paris Agreement.