Anger and disappointment before closing time at UN climate talks

Anger on the COP25 targeting the major CO2 emitters such as China and India, who do not want to commit further. Some of the world's great klimasyndere reject

Anger and disappointment before closing time at UN climate talks

Anger on the COP25 targeting the major CO2 emitters such as China and India, who do not want to commit further.

Some of the world's great klimasyndere rejects remain at UN climate talks in Madrid to contribute more to limit global warming.

International news media reports the evening on Saturday, there is disappointment and anger among many of the 196 participating countries, while the negotiations are more than a day inside in overtime.

It can end in a collapse, if not in the dying hours comes more concessions from the big players, writes the news agency dpa.

COP25 has been running for two weeks in the Spanish capital.

the european UNION and many developing countries are pointing the accusatory finger towards the large CO2-sinners like China, India, Japan, Brazil and Australia, which will not bind themselves to drastic reductions.

the UNITED states to participate in the meeting. But president Donald Trump has pulled his country out of the treaty of paris as of 2015, and will not commit.

- I have never seen such an imbalance between what science and the world's people require a versus it, as the climate talks deliver, says Alden Meyer from the represented the interests the Union of Concerned Scientists (the Association of Concerned Scientists, red.) to the AFP.

Chile, which is host for the meeting in Madrid, gets criticism for having done a weak draft to a final statement.

- The approach that Chile has chosen in the final text, shows how it has listened to the polluters and not the people, said Jennifer Morgan from the Greenpeace International to Reuters.

the Disagreement trades, among other things, financial support to poor countries that are hit hard by climate change.

the Participants also disagree on whether one should announce a more ambitious climate change targets for 2030 already.

According to the treaty of paris, the objectives for 2030 to be in place by 2020.

EU countries will have raised the ambitions, says Finland's minister of the environment, Krista Mikkonen, who is negotiating on behalf of the european UNION.

She points out to Reuters, that it will be "impossible to take away" from Madrid without agreeing on "a strong message". It must ensure that there are even more promises to cut down on climate-damaging emissions to the next year.

- This is something that the outside world expects of us, and we must listen to their calls, she says.

Norway's minister of the environment, Ola Elvestuen, according to the news agency TT that the science is clear, and it is urgent.

- This meeting must deliver a clear call to raise the ambitions set out in our national action plans. It must be the main message, he says.

- The proposal we have now, comes instead to send a message to the outside world that we are not listening to the science.

/ritzau/

Date Of Update: 14 December 2019, 18:00
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