People demonstrate in front of a replica Eiffel Tower at COP21 as world leaders negotiate overnight. Source: ABC; Photo: Reuters, Stephane Mahe

People demonstrate in front of a replica Eiffel Tower at COP21 as world leaders negotiate overnight. Source: ABC; Photo: Reuters, Stephane Mahe

As the official climate talks in COP21 come to a close, negotiators expect to continue working on a global deal.

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, host of the conference, said that he expects to have a text by Saturday December 12th at 7:00 pm, Paris time.

From ABC:

“Mr Fabius said the talks had been extended into another weekend as it was taking longer than expected to overcome disputes.

He insisted the atmosphere was positive and significant progress had been made on Friday on some key issues.”

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