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COP26

COP26 enters final negotiations as draft decisions reached

Despite China and India resistance, parties agree to keep global warming to 1.5 C

Parties at COP26 in Glasgow have recommitted to limiting global warming at 1.5 C above preindustrial times.   © Reuters

TOKYO/LONDON -- After two weeks, negotiations at the COP26 climate conference in the U.K. entered a tense final stage on Wednesday, as the United Nations published drafts of two key documents.

The parties committed to the target of limiting global warming at 1.5 C above preindustrial times by the end of the century, as included in the draft documents, despite resistance from China and India.

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