COP-19 – Day 1

Silence for victims of Typhoon Hayan at COP19

Image: Silvia Giannelli

Day 1 (November 11) highlights:

COP-19: Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, takes the floor at the opening session of COP 19 and sets the priorities for this year’s conference, among which financing and pre-2020 ambitions. More

ISRAEL: Maya Givon, coordinator of the Israeli climate coalition, laments Israel’s step back on its emissions cuts scheme. More

COP-19: Philippines Climate Change Commissioner Yeb Saño speaks in tears at COP19 opening session remembering victims of typhoon. More

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