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Nearly 200 nations gathered Monday to grapple with a question that will outlive COVID-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: How does a world addicted to fossil fuels prevent carbon pollution from making Earth unliveable?

A partial answer is set for April 4, in the form of a 3,000-page report from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) due to be approved after two weeks of closed-door, virtual meetings that began Monday.

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