“Top climate negotiators have descended on Bonn’s Hotel Maritim for the latest two-week installment of the international climate negotiations.
They last met In Bangkok in April, emerging from the talks battered and bruised but ultimately pleased with having compromised their way out from between the proverbial rock and a hard place. You can read a detailed account of where the climate negotiations stand, and what happened in Bangkok.
But suffice it to say, we are still a long way from where we need to be to effectively address the growing climate crisis.
Whether negotiators will make significant progress in Bonn remains to be seen, but never before has both the opportunity and the threat been as stark as it is right now. Just since Bangkok three new potential game changers have emerged, for better or worse, which should spur negotiators to put aside their differences and find cooperative solutions…”
Urgency required !