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U.S. climate envoy John Kerry speaks at the COP26 summit during a joint U.S.-China statement on a declaration enhancing climate action. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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The COP26 summit

U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26 summit

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry told NPR the declaration spurs mutual accountability. "I'm absolutely convinced that that is the fastest, best way to get China to move from where it is today," he said.

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry speaks at the COP26 summit during a joint U.S.-China statement on a declaration enhancing climate action. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26 summit

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Composer and saxophonist Wayne Shorter with a page from his ...(Iphigenia) score. Jeff Tang/Courtesy of Real Magic hide caption

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Wayne Shorter's operatic dream comes true, brought to life with Esperanza Spalding

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