18 Jun '11, 12pm

The world needs you, right now, to tell people working on a solution to #climate change that we need action.

1) Ratchet up commitments and proposed actions to reduce emissions . Unfortunately no progress was made in increasing commitments in Bonn. In fact, the situation here remains very delicate, with big question marks looming about the possibility of a second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol (the first commitment period covering nearly 40 industrialized countries expires at the end of 2012) and the implications that may have for other commitments to reduce emissions. 2) Identify sources of climate finance, including innovative sources . Country representatives put forward a number of ideas regarding possible sources of finance. However, a lot of work remains to be done to come to agreement on and mobilize financial sources at the scale necessary to meet the global climate challenge. 3) Hammer out the details on how countries can reduce emissions from deforestation th...

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