31 Aug '15, 9pm

Will Bonn Meeting This Week Speed UN Climate Action?

Will Bonn Meeting This Week Speed UN Climate Action?

The group then requested its co-chairs—Algerian diplomat Ahmed Djoghlaf and US envoy Daniel Reifsnyder—to streamline the document to aid in the Bonn talks this week. On July 24, Djoghlaf and Reifsnyder issued the new version of the draft agreement. It clarifies the earlier drafts and eliminates redundancies, winding up with two alternatives for emissions trading, for example, where there were previously six. The consolidated version builds on the strong concept of national climate action plans (INDCs), which now cover over 60% of world emissions and around 40% of nations, including many of the large emitters. As we noted in an earlier article:

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