With a “rulebook” for the Paris Agreement largely settled, the focus was on hammering out some contentious issues and laying the groundwork for the upcoming COP25.
Difficult progress in Bonn has prompted the UN to schedule a long-anticipated extra session for climate talks in the Thai capital.
Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”
Australia wins first Fossil of the Day award at Bonn climate talks, as Syria signs up to leave the US isolated as the world’s only non-member state.
Turnbull is off to Paris for the climate change talks. His intervention, like those of other government leaders, will be crucial if a deal is to be reached. The man ousted in the days before Copenhagen because of the influence of fossil fuel interests, now has the opportunity to return the favour.
While progress was uneven at times, Bonn negotiators identified most essential issues and began crafting a coherent architecture for Paris agreement
The official climate talks of the UN’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform (ADP) restarted in Bonn, Germany, today.
Climate talks in Bonn deliver some progress on road to meaningful climate deal in Paris, but with widespread demands for negotiators to “pick up the pace”.