UN climate talks draw to a close as US holds firm on fossil fuels


By: - Climate DepotNovember 17, 2017 2:14 PM

UN climate talks draw to a close as US holds firm on fossil fuels

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UN negotiations on implementing the Paris climate change agreement wrapped up on Friday after two weeks of talks that were slowed down by the United States defending the use of fossil fuels. Delegates reported mixed progress in Germany, with the reemergence of divisions between rich and developing countries. A key stumbling block was on finance for the world’s poorer nations to help them prepare for, and deal with, the fallout from climate change including more frequent and severe superstorms, droughts and land- and crop-gobbling sea level rises. Another obstacle was the insistence of developed nations led by the US that…

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