Bonn Climate News Updates (May 2017)

Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 978-967-0747-20-0
Year: 2017   No. of pages: 80 pp
21 cm x 30 cm


About the Book

This is a collection of 22 articles prepared for and during the recent United Nations climate change talks – the forty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 46) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 46) as well as the third part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3) – in Bonn, Germany from 8 to 18 May 2017.


Bonn News Updates

1.     Issue Facing the Bonn Climate Talks


2.     Paris Agreement Should Not be Renegotiated, Say Developing Countries                                     

3.     ‘Loss and Damage’ Issue Should be Considered at Intersession Meetings – Says G77                

4.     Call for Balanced Progress in Paris Agreement Work                                                                  

5.     US Inaction on Climate Change will Condemn Present and Future Generations

                to Suffering


6.     Concerns over Proposed Elimination of UNFCCC Contribution to IPCC                                    

7.     Deep Divide over Issue of Nationally Determined Contributions                                                

8.     G77 Says Developed Countries Using Process to Reinterpret Paris Agreement                            

9.     No Consensus Yet on UNFCCC Secretariat Budget                                                                     

10.   Call for Strengthening Interlinkages in the Paris Agreement Work                                               

11.   Parties Share COP23 Expectations                                                                                               

12.   Parties Attempt to Reflect Positions in Informal Notes                                                                

13.   Parties Agree on Further Work on Paris Agreement Rules After Tussle                                       

14.   New Market Mechanisms under Paris Agreement Should Not Replicate Failed Models

                – Say ALBA                                                                                                                        

15.   Developing Countries Raise Unhappiness over Global Environment Facility                              

16.   Divergent Views on Information Guidance on NDCs                                                                  

17.   Parties Engage in Intense Discussion on Transparency of Support                                              

18.   Parties Discuss Transparency Related to Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation                      

19.   Developed Countries Say No to Guidance on Support for Adaptation Communication              

20.   Deep Divide over How Adaptation Fund Will Serve Paris Agreement                                         

21.   No Agreement on Timing of Process to Set New Finance Goal                                                   

22.   Parties Discuss Facilitation of Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance                  

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