Updates from all meetings
The climate talks under the UNFCCC are scheduled to end today, 13 Dec.
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 high-level segment of the Madrid climate talks opened with an opening ceremony, morning of 10th Dec 2019.
At the on-going climate talks in Madrid, negotiations on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) continue to be embroiled in many difficult and contentious issues, making the path to reaching an outcome agreeable to all Parties a rather challenging task.
The 51st Session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) closed at 2.20 am on 10 Dec following an intense exchange among Parties over the lack of balance in the treatment of issues, particularly of importance to developing countries.
As the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) concluded their work and held their final plenary meetings late night on 9 Dec that spilled over to early morning of 10th Dec, many key issues remain unresolved at the Madrid climate talks, which will now be handled by “pairs of ministers” and “senior member