KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Brazil causes roadblocks at UN climate talks

15Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



KATOWICE, Poland— The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local):

4:30 p.m.
Attempts by developed nations at the U.N. climate talks in Poland to create watertight rules for international carbon emissions trading have prompted new, last-minute demands from Brazil.

Officials say the closing meeting at the U.N. climate talks has been delayed until 6 p.m. (1700 GMT) Saturday, prompting a collective groan from delegates.

Negotiators from almost 200 countries appeared close to clinching a deal Saturday on the rules that will govern the 2015 Paris climate accord, after two weeks of intense negotiations in Poland.

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