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The 'Rarely Unified' Blocs Behind Climate Talks

The UN's climate negotiations involve a diplomatic tug of war between eclectic blocs of countries that group together to push common interests even though geopolitics might divide them. The COP28, or Conference of Parties, begins on Thursday in Dubai and is meant to last 13 days, but climate negotiations often run past their official deadlines as countries haggle until the last minute to find a consensus.

November 28, 2023