Despite breakthrough on Loss and Damage in Sharm El Sheikh Implementation Plan, politicians and business figures warn 1.5C target hangs by a thread after this year's summit
But group of petrostates resist calls to phase down fossil fuels and accelerate decarbonisation efforts
Egypt releases sketch of what final outcome might look like, but with less than two days until the scheduled close of the Sharm El Sheikh Summit formal talks over many contentious issues have still barely begun
World's biggest economies reiterate climate pledges delivered through last year's Glasgow Climate Pact, sending signal of intent to tense ongoing talks at COP27
Calls mount for 1.5C goal to remain primary focus for international climate action, as reports suggest China and some developing economies are pushing for a watering down of the crucial Sharm el Sheikh cover decision
New analysis warns national climate targets for 2030 point to dangerous warming of 2.4C, as rush for LNG capacity risks further undermining chances of meeting goals of Paris Agreement
UN Secretary General and COP Presidency warn progress on funding for addressing climate-related damage is critical to success of pivotal climate talks kicking off this Sunday
Updated nationally-determined contribution sets out further details on UK's 2030 decarbonisation target and its plans for boosting green skills and 'levelling up'