COP26: Global methane pledge to cut the greenhouse gas by 30% by 2030 – CBBC Newsround

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More than 100 countries have signed up to a promise to cut methane gas emissions by 30% in less than ten years.

The promise, made by world leaders in North America and Europe is called The Global Methane Pledge and is seen as critical step in keeping the Earth’s warming to a limit of 1.5C.

Climate experts believe that lowering methane levels can stop the planet from getting hotter and can also lower global temperatures.

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