COP26: Latest draft text promises to push countries to strengthen climate action plans

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The SEC Arena on the Clyde | Credit: Michael Holder
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The SEC Arena on the Clyde | Credit: Michael Holder

Draft text published this morning requests countries update their NDCs next year and retains calls to tackle fossil fuels, but negotiations over climate finance and other areas still unresolved

The latest draft negotiating texts were published this morning, setting up a dramatic final scheduled day at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow. With the second draft versions of the crucial cover...

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