What happened at the UN Marrakech Climate Talks?
Trump’s shock election, fight between countries stirred controversy at the conclave
The United Nations-sponsored 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) run from November 7 to 18 at Marrakech, Morocco, with the aim of discussing finance and implementation of the Paris agreement.
What has transpired during the talks? Follow some of the highlights in Asia Sentinel’s reports below:
- November 9: Can the World Meet its Climate Change Commitments?
Protesters at Marrakech negotiations say the money is going to arms instead
- November 12: Marrakech Climate Talks Thrown into Confusion by US Election
President-elect’s threat to cancel Paris agreement now a reality
- November 15: Working Around US Pledge to Leave Climate Pact
Global carbon budget can decline even without US, experts say
- November 21: UN Marrakech Climate Talks End with Little Action
Trump-inspired gloom combines with lack of solid funding commitments