COP 20 wrapped up in Lima, Peru last week and many attendees are reflecting on the negotiations. Today Caribbean Climate features a review by Indi Mclymont-Lafayette, a Journalist and the Regional Director of Panos Caribbean – a non-government organisation that focuses on development communication.
Soo… what has been achieved after two weeks of talks?
That was the question one of my friends whatsapped me – knowing that I was attending the 20th United Nations Climate Talks in Lima, Peru from December 1-12.
I hesitated before answering.
Truth to tell, if you followed the achievements highlighted by the United Nations – then a lot had been done. The achievements included:
Country pledges to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) pushing it past a US$10 billion start up target.
Germany pledging and giving 55 million Euros (roughly US$68 million) to the Adaptation…
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