Bonn Climate News Updates (June 2015)

Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 978-967-0747-09-5
Year: 2015  No. of pages: 96 pp
21 cm x 30 cm

About the Book

This is a collection of 22 News Updates prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the forty-second sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 42) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 42), as well as the ninth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-9) – in Bonn, Germany from 1 to 11 June 2015.


Bonn News Updates

1.      Paris Agreement Will Not be Pulled Out from a Hat, Assures French Foreign Minister                 

2.      ADP Resumes Work in Bonn                                                                                                       

3.      ADP: Streamlining of ‘Geneva Text’ Begins                                                                                 

4.      Subsidiary Bodies Begin Work on Key Issues                                                                              

5.      ADP: Progress Made on Streamlining Geneva Text; Differentiation Issue Also Raised              

6.      ADP: Heed Ground Rules in Streamlining Negotiating Text – Say Developing Countries

7.      ADP: Next Steps Identified on Way Forward on Negotiating Text

8.      Differences Re-emerge on the Rocky Road to Paris

9.      ADP: Conditions for Increasing pre-2020 Emissions Target Not Met – Says EU

10.    Developing Countries Call for a New Institution Dedicated to Capacity Building

11.    2013-2015 Review: Differences over Use of Structured Expert Dialogue Report

12.    Parties Unable to Agree on Response Measures

13.    Parties Call for ADP Co-chairs to Produce Streamlined Text for Substantive Negotiations To Begin

14.    ADP: Compiled Text on pre-2020 Action to be Tabled

15.    Orderly and Timely Outcome with No Surprises, Says COP 21 Presidency

16.    ADP Co-chairs to Produce Concise Text 24 July for Substantive Negotiations

17.    SBSTA: Agreement on ‘REDD-plus’ but Other Key Issues to be Resolved in Paris

18.    SBI: Financial Shortfall Confronts Secretariat-mandated Activities, Key Issues Deferred to Paris

19.    ADP: North-South Divide over Mandate for pre-2020 Climate Action

20.    ADP: Strong Disagreement over Elements for Decision on pre-2020 Climate Action

21.    SBI/SBSTA: Draft Decision on Impact of Implementation of Response Measures Sent to Paris                                                                                                                          

22.    2013-2015 Review: Work to Continue in Paris, Differences Remain on SED Report          


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