SouthViews No. 112, 18 September 2014
A Preview of the UN Climate Summit
By Meena Raman
As the United Nations hosts a Climate Summit Sep. 23, the lingering question is whether the meeting of world leaders will wind up as another talk fest. It is most likely that it could go that way. The problem is that developed countries are pressuring developing countries to indicate their pledges for emissions reductions post-2020 under the Paris deal which is currently under negotiation, without any indication of whether they will provide any finance or enable technology transfer – which are current commitments under the Convention.
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This article was tagged: Climate Change, Climate Crisis, Climate Summit, Paris Agreement, United Nations (UN)