The high-level segment of the Madrid climate talks opened with an opening ceremony, morning of 10th Dec 2019.
Several key developing countries called for measures to address the pre-2020 gaps in ambition and climate finance caused by the developed countries failure to abide by the agreements reached under the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, and stressed that this was necessary in ensuring trust and confid
The climate talks under the UNFCCC are scheduled to end today, 13 Dec.
The UN climate talks ended almost two days later than scheduled on Sunday, Dec 15, where some key decisions were unable to be adopted, mainly because of clashes of opinion between developed and developing countries.
At the closing plenary of the climate talks in Madrid that went overtime till Sunday, Dec 15, Parties adopted overarching or cover decisions, following intense wrangling behind closed doors, that revealed opposition from developed countries in having a strong outcome on addressing their pre-2020