30 Nov '15, 8pm

WWF's thoughts after day 1 of UN climate talks: https://t.co/mHl5ANibZW #COP21

At the close of the first day of the UN climate talks in Paris, WWF Global Climate and Energy Initiative leader Samantha Smith, issued the following statement: “An unprecedented 150 heads of state arrived in Paris today on a wave of historic momentum in the fight against climate change. This is a significant demonstration that climate change is at the top of the political agenda. “With their opening speeches, leaders injected political energy at the start of the talks to mandate that negotiators leave Paris with a clear plan that will close the emissions gap, protect the vulnerable and ensure that the scale of resources needed to address climate change is delivered. “Most importantly, we heard loud and clear from heads of state that addressing the needs of those particularly vulnerable to climate impacts must be at the centre of any agreement coming out of Paris. We also h...

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