Video update from the UN climate negotiations: Day 2

In his second video update Saleemul Huq, IIED’s Senior Fellow in the Climate Change group, comments on the UN climate change opening ceremony with President Jacob Zuma and on hopes that South African political leadership “can bring [together] what seemingly look like very different points of view”. He also comments on statements made by various groups: “strong positions [were] put forward that don’t look like they are going to reach a compromise.”

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