COP19 – Day 7

Day 7 (November 18) highlights:

POLAND: The International Coal and Climate Summit, organized by the Polish government and the World Coal Association, opens parallel to the UN climate talks in Warsaw. Greenpeace activists perform an action at the Ministry of Economy of Poland. “Who rules Poland?” their banner asks (More). UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, comments: “Coal must change rapidly and dramatically for everyone’s sake.” More

COP-19: Climate finance is declining not growing, falling 71% this year according to the Climate Funds Update. The Green Climate Fund is supposed to ramp up to $100 billion/year to assist developing countries adapt to climate change. More

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