Host of UN climate talks asks Trump to show 'pragmatism'

Rich nations unveiled earlier this month a "roadmap" projecting that financing from public and private sources is on track to meet a pledge of at least $100 billion (94 billion euros) a year from 2020.

There will also be one more meeting of the CMA, at COP23 next year, to ensure negotiations are keeping pace with the roadmap.

Liz Gallagher, Senior Associate, E3G, said: "Today's proclamation in Marrakech was received with thunderous applause". "He says this is something we are going to have to deal with".

The decision to settle on 2018 as the target year for the re-introduction of the CMA will mean the next high-profile round of talks will be in Poland, the host country of the COP24 Presidency.

"The UK is ratifying the historic Paris Agreement so that we can help to accelerate global action on climate change and deliver on our commitments to create a safer, more prosperous future for us all". Power comes and goes and whatever we speak in the election campaign is somewhat very different from when we come to power. In this matter, they mentioned the Paris Agreement's article to provide United States dollars 100 million annually by the UN's Green Climate Fund, as aid for countries to achieve sustainable development.

Starbucks, Nike, Gap, and hundreds of other businesses have signed an open letter to president-elect Donald Trump urging him not to repeal key policies that protect against global warming.

Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar said the conference's "message to the new American president is simply to say, "we count on your pragmatism and your spirit of commitment".

It's not just the American public showing their support of global climate accountability.

India's neigbour Bhutan informed that they are committed to carbon negative and carbon neutral growth.

"There's nervousness in these halls about climate finance", said Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists.

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The first United Nations climate conference after the landmark Paris Agreement closed Friday with delegates appealing to Donald Trump to join the battle against global warming and inviting him to see its impacts in Pacific islands.

"I hope the Republican administration will continue to support the process of tackling global warming".

In a statement issued by his spokesperson in New York, Mr. Ban applauded the bold leadership shown by numerous world's most vulnerable countries, many of whom are in Africa, to strengthen their ambition and to move as quickly as possible toward a one-hundred-percent clean energy, climate-resilient future.

Government delegates meeting for United Nations climate talks reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement with a proclamation Thursday saying climate action is "irreversible", the buzzword at the two-week conference after the uncertainty caused by the USA election.

But with the high of Paris now fading, NGOs warned countries must work harder to prepare for the next round of talks, which kick off in Bonn next year.

For many who oppose Donald Trump's imminent rise to the presidency, there are few issues more scary than the potential of climate change disaster under President Trump.

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