COP28 climate talks intensify as negotiators are pressured to finalize adaptation goals and phase out fossil fuel emissions before the summit ends.

At COP28 in Dubai, United Nations climate negotiators are urged to formulate a consensus on global adaptation goals and the phasing out of fossil fuels as the deadline approaches. A draft agreement addresses the financial gap in adaptation but lacks specific funding targets. Disputes continue over the stringent language on fossil fuel reduction, with small island states, Latin American countries, and European nations advocating for a phase-out, while some countries resist amid developmental concerns.