Contents with tag: COP22
Expectations that this annual meeting of the world’s leaders will set the wheels into motion on the Paris Agreement (PA) do not seem likely as huge disagreements on its interpreting have emerged between developed and developing countries.
An estimated 7,000 people took to the streets of Morocco on Sunday, calling for meaningful action from the world’s leaders to solve the climate crisis.
The 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) opened with a high note that heralded the ‘early into force’ of the Paris Agreement (PA), last year’s landmark agreement that sealed the international community’s commitment to climate action.
The Bonn Climate Change Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened from May 16 to 26, 2016 in Bonn, Germany to discuss the operationalization of the Paris Agreement which was adopted by 194 Parties in December 2015 and endorsed by 177 countries in April 2016. The Conference is expected to have laid the foundation for the success of the COP 22 in Marrakech, Morocco in November; however, it is still a long way from achieving the vision of balance, equity, and ambition to genuinely solve the planetary crisis.