Fears 1.5C target in danger as Cop27 negotiations overrun – live

After two weeks of negotiations, talks have been extended with countries unable to reach agreement on Friday

It’s going to be a busy and confusing day at Cop27, so here’s what you need to know to understand what is going on.

First, the UN climate summits work by consensus. That means there are no votes and instead countries must all agree on decisions, or at least not be strongly opposed. As a result, the talks always go into extra time, as nations hold out for their goals.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/live/2022/nov/19/cop27-fears-15c-target-danger-negotiations-overrun-live


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