p>The UNFCCC Cancun Agreements of December 2010 marked an important step forward for transparency of country actions to respond to climate change.
Developed countries have collectively pledged USD 30 billion from 2010-2012 to support developing countries’ climate efforts. This pledge, known as “fast-start finance,” was initially made in Copenhagen in 2009, and reiterated in the 2010 Cancun Agreements.
Negotiators are now figuring out the details that will turn the Cancun Agreements into something that makes a difference on the ground.
In this interview with Argus Media, Jennifer Morgan
discusses the recent UN Framework Convention on
Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks in Cancun, Mexico.
Last month’s international climate negotiations in Cancun showed progress on many fronts, especially in ensuring greater transparency in countries’ emissions reporting.
How does the new agreement on REDD set the stage for halting the destruction and degradation of forests?
Jacob Werksman, director of WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program, answers questions on some of the most important legal issues surrounding the Cancun Agreements.
This post originally appeared on the ChinaFAQs.org blog.
Jennifer Morgan and our team of climate experts look back on the keys to progress in Cancun, and analyze the major decisions.
What are countries doing to prepare for climate change? A World Resources Report side event in Cancun highlights pioneering case studies from the developing world.