The U.S. and China pledged to work together on climate this decade, giving a jolt to the COP26 talks that are in their homestretch. A chorus of experts and officials welcomed the announcement. Still, the remainder of the week will bring the most intense negotiations yet, after the first draft of the conference’s communique was issued earlier Wednesday. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to Glasgow, railing against countries that aren’t doing enough and prodding leaders to act. COP President Alok Sharma called for compromise with the end of the talks in sight. Key developments: China and the U.S. issued a joint declaration to work together Draft calls for countries to rewrite national blueprints by end-2022 Boris Johnson appeared in Glasgow to prod negotiations along… …earlier he spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman India says it needs $1 trillion and is holding back its action plan as […]