Reaction: Oxfam response to latest draft COP26 text

Published: 13th November 2021

As the latest draft COP26 text is published, Tracy Carty, head of Oxfam’s COP26 delegation said:

“Here in Glasgow, the world’s poorest countries are in danger of being lost from view, but the next few hours can and must change the course we are on. What’s on the table is still not good enough.

“We need the strongest possible outcome to ensure governments come back next year with strengthened emission reduction targets that will keep 1.5 degrees alive. And decisive progress on finance to help countries adapt and for the loss and damage endured. It is of deep concern that developing countries’ proposal for a loss and damage finance facility has not been included in this new draft.

"Negotiators should come back to the table armed with cans of Irn Bru and stop at nothing to get an ambitious deal over the line."

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