Bonn COP23 talks stall amid familiar finance dispute

Progress in implementing the Paris climate deal has run into familiar obstacles in agreeing rules for carbon cuts, as poorer countries push for stronger commitments on the provision of climate finance

Progress in implementing the Paris climate deal has run into familiar obstacles in agreeing rules for carbon cuts, as poorer countries at UN climate talks in Bonn push for stronger commitments on the provision of climate finance.

The EU, which negotiates on behalf of its 28 member states, had hoped that the COP23 talks would deliver much greater clarity on how emissions pledged under Paris will be measured, reported and verified when the Paris Agreement takes effect in 2020.

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