2013 Warsaw Climate Change Conference: mobilising climate finance mechanisms
By Andrew B Schatz, Catherine B Campbell and Jesse Medlong
International climate change negotiations concluded last month in Warsaw at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). DLA Piper lawyers from Europe and the US participated in the negotiations, representing the country of Georgia at the climate conference. This is their on-the-ground report about the negotiations.
At Warsaw, the parties agreed to a pathway for countries to submit national plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the first quarter of 2015, so as to facilitate the creation of a new universal climate change agreement scheduled for adoption in December 2015.
Measures were taken to mobilise the distribution of climate finance to the developing world, and developed countries agreed to set increasing levels of aid up to a previously established $100bn (£60bn) annual target by 2020…
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