The European Union will urge the world’s biggest economies to improve their climate change targets ahead of this year’s UN climate summit and warn that current efforts are not enough, according to a draft document seen Reuters.

Despite a series of new emissions reduction commitments announced by countries at last year’s COP26 climate summit, “global climate action remains insufficient,” according to a draft negotiating mandate for the COP27 summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November.

The draft, which faces weeks of negotiations and could be changed before EU countries approve it in October, says polluters must revise their targets if the world is to stop global warming exceeding 1.5 degrees Celsius.

“(The EU) calls on all parties to come forward with ambitious targets and policies and urges, in particular, major economies that have not yet done so to review or strengthen their targets,” it said.

Nearly 200 countries will gather at COP27 after what has been a devastating summer of drought, heat and other climate extremes for many.

But talks on how to curb emissions and finance those efforts face the difficult context of an energy crisis that is draining government budgets and forcing some countries to burn more coal.

The EU is the third largest emitter in the world after the US and China.

Beijing has so far resisted calls from Europe to speed up its plan to peak emissions by 2030.

China suspended climate talks with the United States this month after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan.

India, the fourth-largest emitter, this month approved a more ambitious climate plan to cut the emissions intensity of its GDP by 45% this decade compared to 2005 levels.

This month, the United States approved a huge spending bill to meet its goal of halving emissions from 2005 levels by 2030.

Indonesia and Mexico, both G20 countries, are among those considering more ambitious pledges. EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans and G20 climate ministers will meet next week in Bali to discuss their efforts.

The EU-27 climate target is to reduce net emissions by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.

Progress in EU negotiations on laws to achieve this goal, as well as recent proposals for a faster expansion of renewables to move away from Russian gas, could serve to bolster the bloc’s goal ahead of COP27.

Europe is also facing increased pressure from vulnerable countries who want a fund set up at COP27 to make rich emitters pay for the damage and irreversible damage caused to poor countries by climate change.

The EU and the US have long resisted such calls. The draft document said the EU supported negotiations on “financing arrangements” to address climate-related losses, but did not support the new fund.

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