Three key themes that emerged from the Bonn UN climate change talks, on the way to Paris 2015: @W…

Adaptation is a major, growing concern for many countries. As the impacts of climate change have become more clear, especially in vulnerable developing countries, and as the results of the IPCC AR5 have been absorbed, many countries emphasized that adaptation must be a central issue in the 2015 agreement. It will now be up to the UNFCCC process to work out ways to address the issue effectively to build the kind of support and capacity that countries will need to become more resilient to a warming world. This means ensuring that the processes for developing National Adaptation Plans can move forward and get the support they need. Discussions of broader global adaptation objectives will also be on the table. A long-term emissions reduction goal in the 2015 agreement – including a plan to phase out greenhouse gas emissions globally – drew widening support from negotiators. Mo...

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3 Key Themes from the Bonn Climate Talks

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