The Katowice talks failed to deliver on action points brought forward by developing countries, including compensation for irreparable damages caused by climate change and financing for adaptation and mitigation technologies.
Saleemul Huq –
Negotiating tactics by the US and Saudi Arabia forced developing states to give in on their demands for stronger climate action, writes Saleemul Huq of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development.
Mahua Acharya –
COP 23 may not have produced big commitments; but a number of small, meaningful commitment proves that the global climate negotiations have an important place in today's world, says Global Green Growth Institute's Mahua Acharya.
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.
Elga Reyes –
Various female groups and leaders, spearheaded by the UN Women, gathered at the sidelines of the on-going climate conference to highlight the specific consequences of global warming on women, as well as the climate action they can pioneer