What to see on Friday at COP27

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Official events at the COP27 climate talks are winding down ahead of their scheduled end date on Friday, but negotiations for a final agreement are dragging on.

Countries remain deeply divided on many important issues, with talks threatening to stretch into the weekend.

Watch for glimpses of agreement on Friday on sticking points, including funding for countries beset by climate impacts and how much scrutiny countries must face in their domestic actions to meet climate goals.

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Meanwhile, negotiators working on a separate track to pin down details around the global carbon offset trade can announce the incremental progress made so far.

And the government of Vanuatu will reveal how it will ask the International Court of Justice for an opinion on governments’ obligations on climate change – a decision it then hopes to submit to the United Nations for a vote.

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