Contents with tag: Paris Agreement
A worsening climate crisis and increasing economic inequalities partly set the context for the 2018 climate talks, the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
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.
It has been almost two years since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, but much work still lies ahead to get on with the challenging task of implementing the agreement in countries whose governments have joined in.