COP19 – Day 8

Day 8 (November 19) highlights:

COP-19: In an open letter to the German government, a group of 80 NGOs from around the world calls on Germany to demonstrate leadership at the climate talks, not least in light of its ambitious Energiewende plan. More

USA: Illustrating the difficulty of mobilizing American policymakers to address climate change, senators tell E&E Daily the chances of the Senate ratifying an international climate treaty are particularly slim. More

COP-19: Costa Rica and Bangladesh launch the V-20, a forum of the world’s 20 most climate vulnerable nations. More

ITALY: After a cyclone hit the island of Sardinia last week, leaving 18 dead, an Italian meteorologist weighs in on a possible link between the unusual weather event and climate change. More

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