Highlights and images of main proceedings for 12 November 2021

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The CMA gaveled to a close at 11:27 pm.

The CMP gaveled to a close at 11:15 pm.

The COP gaveled to a close at 11:12 pm.

*** Update 13 November 7:22 pm: The closing plenary resumes.

*** Update 13 November, 6:00 pm: The Presidency’s stocktake closed and parties await plenary. Informal-informal negotiations are convening with COP 26 President Sharma, the US, China, India, and others.

*** Update 13 November, 3:30 pm: COP 26 President Sharma asks all to accept the package. Parties made lengthy statements, and many express that the package is not perfect, but they are willing to compromise and accept it. Some parties indicate they wish to see changes.

*** Update 13 November, 10:00 am: The Presidency will convene an informal stocktaking at 12:00 pm.

Alok Sharma, COP 26 President, UK, with John Kerry, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

***Update 8:30 pm: Deliberations will continue overnight, new texts are expected at 8:00 am UTC on Saturday, 13 November, and an informal stocktaking will be held at 10:00 am UTC at the earliest.

The last day of the meeting opened with the Peoples’ Plenary, before the waiting game began.

During an informal stocktaking session, COP 26 President Alok Sharma asked countries to bring solutions to the many outstanding issues. Countries’ statements showed still-diverging views on: Continue reading

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