Week two of COP20 is now underway in Lima, Peru. Here's a round-up of week one from Sharon Lindo, International and Regional Policy Officer at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre.
The Caribbean Community continues to carve out a niche for itself in the Climate Change negotiations underway at COP 20 in Lima, Peru. If the first week of COP20 were to be summed up in a few words, it would be one of celebrating small victories. But any seasoned negotiator would caution against celebrating now.
The Alliance of Small Island States welcomed the call by the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change outcomes to inform the Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform and other UNFCCC processes. This augers well for CARICOM, who have always supported science-based methods to inform action in the negotiations. The region looks forward to the use…
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