Cop26: deadline for agreeing crucial climate deal passes but negotiations set to continue – as it happened

Cop26: deadline for agreeing crucial climate deal passes but negotiations set to continue – as it happened

Deadline passes for global deal to tackle climate change but negotiations to continue

My colleague Fiona Harvey says it is a surprise and a positive step that the coal phaseout has remained in the document at all, and that the fact it has remained in the draft is a positive step.

Paragraph 62 in the second draft is new:

62. Also acknowledges the important role of a broad range of stakeholders at the local, national and regional level, including indigenous peoples and local communities, in averting, minimizing and addressing loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change;

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