"In her opening speech, UN climate change executive secretary Patricia
Espinosa sent a clear message about the “climate emergency” the world
faces, and emphasised the importance of nations dramatically increasing
their efforts to cut emissions.
But as temperatures soared to 37C outside the conference centre, the
atmosphere inside also became heated as a group of nations sought to
discredit a major report undertaken by the world’s leading climate
Meanwhile, over the course of the meeting, progress was slow in devising
a system for trading carbon credits internationally, and many observers
expressed concerns that the wealthiest nations were not taking their
responsibilities to set more ambitious targets and provide climate
Shame on those of us whose leaders are making things worse for everyone.
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics