Lack of climate finance and inadequate carbon cuts headline concerns for developing countries at Bonn talks
Opening remarks from leading climate envoys at a UN meeting in Bonn illustrate just how much work is needed to craft a global emissions slashing deal by the end of the year.
The latest round of 5-day long negotiations started on Monday, with over 190 countries tasked with whittling down a vast set of proposals into a concise document they can all agree on.
UN officials remain confident a pact will be finalised in Paris this December, with a goal of limiting global warming to below an agreed 2C limit.
But as the excerpts from statements made by groups representing participating countries illustrate, it’s still not clear exactly what a final agreement will look like.