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UN climate talks in Bonn 19 June 2019

Five things to watch at UN climate talks in Bonn (via Climate Home News)

By Chloé Farand

Climate talks resume this week in Bonn, Germany, with negotiators working to finalise the last contentious points of the rulebook for the Paris Agreement.

Governments are also under pressure to set out long term strategies and strengthen carbon–cutting policies ahead of a UN climate action summit convened by the UN chief Antonio Guterres in September.

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa said much had changed since the last climate meeting in Poland and that “we are now literally in a climate emergency”. Speaking to reporters at the opening of the talks on Monday, she said countries needed to show “technical work and leadership”.

Following six months of worldwide street protests demanding action on climate change, there is extra scrutiny on the process. Here are five things to look out for.

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