Penang – The year end climate talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement (PA) to be held in Poland is expected to be very difficult and rocky, given where Parties left off from the Bangkok session held recently.
11 September 2018 – Developing countries strongly opposed attempts to renegotiate the Paris Agreement (PA) at the recently concluded climate talks in Bangkok, given attempts by developed countries to block references to differentiation between developed and developing countries in the negotiating
At a joint-stocktake session of the Bangkok climate talks held on Sept 6 to assess progress on the work to produce a negotiating text for guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement (PA), developing countries called for progress on matters related to finance.
Developed countries are refusing to determine a process for setting a new collective quantified goal on finance under the Paris Agreement (PA), claiming that it was too early in the process to deal with this.
As Parties begin to accelerate work on producing a negotiating text on guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement (PA), developed countries continue to insist at the Bangkok climate talks that there is no mandate in the PA for any ‘modality’ (mode to express) on ex ante information on the projec