Didn’t expect to hear eye surgery and circumcision in a #climate speech. Interesting intervention by Singapore. #cop20
India env. min Prakash Javadekar signals openness: “We are ready to cooperate with the COP chairman…to sort out the issues.” #COP20
El Salvador: “The middle ground proposed thus far is not enough to meet the needs of half of the planet.” #COP20
Saudi Arabia and Venezuela are in a bloc of like-minded countries in the UNFCCC; In OPEC, they’re not on the same page.
LIMA (Reuters) – United Nations climate talks, which ran on into a an extra day on Saturday, are heading for a watered-down deal on limiting global warming, leaving many of the toughest issues for next year’s Paris summit.
Peruvian Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, hosting the talks, told delegates that a new text on Saturday morning to try to break impasses was not perfect, but reflected common ground.