November 2, Tuesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. The World Leaders Summit of the United Nations climate change conference opened on Monday in Glasgow, Britain. Kicking off the COP 26 summit talks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said humanity had run down the clock on climate change and the time for action is now.
2. Britain says more than 100 countries have expressed support for a landmark declaration aimed at ending deforestation by 2030. Britain is hosting the COP 26 climate change conference in Glasgow. Summit-level talks are underway.
3. A young man carried out a knife attack inside a Tokyo train on Sunday night and then started a fire in it. Seventeen people were injured, including a man in his 70s who was stabbed and is reportedly unconscious. That attacker was arrested.