Both initiatives come as the deadline to seal a new climate deal in Paris, France, to replace the Kyoto Protocol draws near. But progress on the negotiations over this new agreement has been slow and “difficult,” according to climate experts. There remain no clear steps on what the emission targets are and how they will be achieved, nor is there clarity on how the international community plans to mobilize $100 billion in climate financing that is needed annually through 2020.
Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex senior reporter based in Manila. Since 2011, she has covered a wide range of development and humanitarian aid issues, from leadership and policy changes at DfID to the logistical and security impediments faced by international and local aid responders in disaster-prone and conflict-affected countries in Africa and Asia. Her interests include global health and the analysis of aid challenges and trends in sub-Saharan Africa.
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