12 Nov 2021

COP26: Climate summit overruns as delegates haggle over deal

Chief Correspondent

It was supposed to be done and dusted an hour ago. But delegates here are working beyond the scheduled end of COP26, still trying to hammer out a deal.

The main sticking points? How tough the language should be around the phasing out of fossil fuels, how to make the carbon trading scheme fair and what support poorer countries should get from richer ones to adapt.

We report on the last-ditch efforts to get all of the nearly 200 countries to agree to a deal.