The 51st session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

2 December - 13 December 2019, Madrid, Spain


Madrid News Update 19: COP 25 was a mix of unresolved issues & some significant decisions
Madrid, 19 December 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

The climate talks under the UNFCCC in Madrid that began on Dec 2 and ended on 15 Dec, have been hailed by many as the longest COP to date; and could only conclude with the adoption of several key decisions that were procedural in nature, for the further work to be continued next year, kicking the

Madrid News Update 2: Need for transformational approach in tackling climate change – says UN Secretary-General
Madrid, 3 December 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

At the opening ceremony of the climate talks in Madrid, Spain on 2nd Dec, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that what the world needed in tackling climate change was “not an incremental approach, but a transformational one”, that involved “rapid and deep change in the w