The Bonn conference ended up in a mixed result. Some progress was achieved, but differences on financing, implementation and coal phase-out remain. The U.S. is increasingly isolated, Will the world be ready one year from now to take concrete stepts to achieve the Paris Agreement goals?
Two years after the Cop21, the task of setting the details of the Paris Agreements implementation is given to the Cop23, will it live up to the challenge?
Could China lead the world’s transitions to low carbon and greater resilience to climate change? While the US lags behind, stuck on President Trump climate change denial positions, the Red Dragon strengthens its economy transition efforts, leading the way toward sustainable policies and investments.
The outcome of the 2017 G20 summit raised criticism and approval. Not everything has been achieved, but the worse has been avoided.
What is most needed now is a set of clear and effective policies to bring implementation.