COP26 continues negotiations today with a new draft agreement

Protests during the Glasgow Climate Summit. EFE / EPA / ROBERT PERRY

Glasgow (UK), Nov 13 (EFE) .- The representatives of the 197 countries participating in the UN climate summit to curb global warming will continue on Saturday the negotiations to reach an agreement and will do so around a new draft to be presented by the British presidency.
The Glasgow climate summit, called to develop the Paris Agreement and mark a milestone in the transition to the decarbonization of the planet, should have ended at 18:00 GMT on Friday.
The lack of agreement on the first two drafts presented forced the meeting to be prolonged.
Once the delegations have the new text in their possession, the president of COP26, Alok Sharma, intends to convene a plenary session in which the ministers participating in the negotiations can discuss it.
The main stumbling block in the negotiations refers to the concessions that the main emitters and rich countries are willing to make in terms of financing to developing nations to face the fight against climate change.
Also causing problems are the references in the text to the progressive abandonment of coal as a source of energy generation and subsidies to fossil fuels, which were, in the second version of the agreement, substantially less blunt than in the first.

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