Despite pushing for a phase out of unabated fossil fuels, Norway claims its oil and gas are “essential to Europe’s energy security”
The US’s treasury secretary would not commit to backing a shipping tax and the US was not on a list of 22 countries who support the measure.
European nations and Canada have promised to contribute $2.7 billion to Senegal – although details of this support remain unclear
The lead Mexican negotiator Camila Zepeda said she had suffered a “difficult experience” at Egypt’s Cop27 and had not been supported by the US and EU
A group of developing countries wouldn’t talk about emissions cuts without talking about finance – but developed countries refused to accept that
With governments unable to agree on agenda, all the negotiations so far in Bonn could go to waste
Just two weeks ahead of a key climate and finance summit, only two developed country leaders have promised to turn up
Divisions over wars between Russia and Ukraine and Azerbaijan and Armenia are delaying the choice of the host of next year’s climate talks
Turkiye and Australia will vie for the support of Western Europe, North America and New Zealand in their bids to host the 2026 climate talks
Saudi Arabia and a group of emerging economies like China, India and Russia pushed to keep vetoes in plastic treaty talks
Brazil’s president Lula said Belém will host Cop30 so that delegates from around the world can learn about the nearby Amazon rainforest.
After Japan joined the high ambition coalition against plastics production, the US is now the only major developed country not a member
Brazil’s new president Lula is set to improve on the climate target set by his far-right predecessor Jair Bolsonaro, Reuters sources say