Climate change was again placed at the centre of global diplomacy over the past two weeks as diplomats and ministers gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the latest annual round of United Nations climate talks.
Now on its its final week of negotiations, the Fiji presidency today announced the Gender Action Plan, highlighting the role of women in climate action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23).
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and Christina Chan,Kathleen Mogelgaard, and Yamide Dagnet –
COP 23 was a mix of encouraging commitments, helpful momentum on climate action, and a reminder the need to accelerate progress towards the goal of capping global temperature increase at safe levels
and Kevin Rudd –
Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd outline the opportunities on the horizon for countries worldwide to raise their level of climate ambition and lock in sustainable growth.
and Matthew Paterson –
From the end of fossil fuel subsidies to rich countries putting their money where their mouth is, here are the five essential things that the UN Climate Talks in Bonn need to achieve.
The UN climate conference in Paris last December ended 2015 on a hopeful note that the world was finally getting serious about climate change. Now it's time for global leaders to get down to brass tacks at the upcoming meeting in Marrakesh.