Delegates pose for a picture during COP26 in Glasgow on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Delegates pose for a picture during COP26 in Glasgow on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
COP26

COP26 deal reached as nations seek to avert climate disaster

  • The agreement came despite a last-gasp intervention from China and India seeking to water down language on fossil fuels in the summit’s text
  • The text now calls on countries to begin ‘phasing down’ instead of ‘phasing out’ coal – still the first explicit mention of fossil fuels in a UN climate deal

Topic |   COP26
Delegates pose for a picture during COP26 in Glasgow on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Delegates pose for a picture during COP26 in Glasgow on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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