Stocktake explained.

POLITICO breaks down what the “Global Stocktake” — aka the “heart” of COP28 — consists of, why it matters and what’s next.

Handy primer as negotiations enter crunch time. The article answers 10 key questions, including how countries could respond to the inevitable verdict that the world is trailing on climate action.

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Anca Gurzu

Chief Europe Correspondent