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China and India will need to explain coal move, COP26 President says

Text on coal-fired power was changed to 'phase down' from 'phase out'

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks during a news conference following the the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) inside the Downing Street Briefing Room in central London, Britain Nov. 14.   © Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) -- China and India will need to explain to developing nations why they pushed to water down language on efforts to phase out coal at the COP26 conference, the event's president Alok Sharma said on Sunday.

U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, ended on Saturday with a deal that targeted fossil fuels for the first time.

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