More than 40 countries have signed on to a deal to phase out coal-fired power by 2050. Critics say the plan doesn't go far enough: The U.S. and other major coal-burners like China, Australia and India aren't part of the deal.
We get the latest from Vox climate reporter Umair Irfan.
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This segment aired on November 4, 2021.