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COP26: Everything to know about the summit on 12 November

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  • This round-up brings you everything you need to know about the COP26 climate summit, climate change and greenhouse gas emissions targets.
  • Top stories: a new draft document published on Friday morning weakens the language around phasing out fossil fuels; ‘Beyond Oil’ alliance adds six new members; negotiators in final push to secure a deal to stop global warming from becoming catastrophic.

1. Key COP26 stories

After nearly two weeks of talks, the almost 200 countries represented at COP26 remain at odds over a range of issues – from how rich nations should compensate poor ones for damage caused by climate-driven disasters to how often nations should be required to update their emissions pledges.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has cast doubt on some of the commitments being made by nations at COP26. On Thursday he said that “promises ring hollow when the fossil fuels industry still receives trillions…

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