UN climate talks end in division over carbon markets

A last minute commitment by EU governments to target climate neutrality by 2050 has failed to spur similar undertakings at the global level, with the COP25 summit in Madrid petering out amid wrangling over the accounting rules for carbon markets and the use of old credits in lieu of fresh emissions cuts.

by Robert Hodgson
COP25: marathon negotiations between countries ended inconclusively (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP via Getty Images)
COP25: marathon negotiations between countries ended inconclusively (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP via Getty Images)

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