In November 2011, at the climate change conference in Durban, the Chair of the LDC Group ended his address to the opening plenary with a passionate plea to Parties that are unable or unwilling to sign up to a legally binding Protocol. He asked them to let others who are willing, like the LDCs, to go ahead instead of sinking the entire ship. Over two years later, half way to when the negotiations are meant to conclude, that plea unfortunately needs to be repeated more than ever.
FC Publication Date:
21 March 2014