Bonn Climate News Updates (November 2017)

Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 978-967-0747-22-4
Year: 2018   No. of pages: 96 pp
21 cm x 30 cm


About the Book

This is a compilation of 23 News Updates and an overview prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23), the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 13), the second part of the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1-2), the forty-seventh sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 47) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 47), as well as the fourth part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-4) – in Bonn, Germany from 6 to 17 November 2017.


Overview of Outcomes at the 2017 Climate Talks                                                                              

1.     What to Expect at the Fiji COP                                                                                                               

2.     COP 23 Agenda Adopted, Pending Consultations on Two Items                                                 

3.     Climate Talks Open with Call for Urgent Action                                                                         

4.     Developing Countries Raise Key Concerns over Issues under the SBI                                        

5.     APA: Developing Countries Raise Concerns over Scheduling of ‘Finance’ Issues                                 

6.     Call for Balance in Producing Negotiating Text for Paris Agreement Implementation                 

7.     Developing Countries Oppose Inclusion of pre-2020 Actions in COP 23 Agenda                       

8.     APA Takes Stock of Progress towards Negotiating Text for Paris Agreement Implementation    

9.     Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol with 2nd Commitment Period – Say Developing Countries       

10.   No Consensus on Way Forward on pre-2020 Issues in COP 23 Agenda                                     

11.   Developing Countries Express Concerns on Lack of Progress on Finance Issues                        

12.   Addressing ‘Equity’ in the Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement                                     

13.   Heads of State Arrive as Parties Continue to Iron out Differences                                               

14.   Parties Agree on Way Forward on pre-2020 Action                                                                     

15.   BASIC Ministers Provide Political Impetus for Climate Talks                                                      

16.   Call to Show More Ambition and to Move Faster Together on Climate Change                           

17.   Climate Talks End with Adoption of ‘Fiji Momentum for Implementation’                                 

18.   Developing Countries Welcome Decisions at COP 23, and Register Concerns over Finance Issues       

19.   Conclusions Adopted to Advance Paris Agreement Work Programme                                        

20.   Key Outcomes from COP 23                                                                                                       

21.   Intense Wrangling on Modalities for Addressing ex-ante Information on Public Finance            

22.   Divide over Future of the Adaptation Fund under Paris Agreement                                           

23.   COP 23 Adopts Host of Finance Decisions  


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