The Chile/Madrid Climate Change Conference began its last scheduled day with many holding strong expectations of continuing into Saturday. As of 1am, negotiations were ongoing. COP 25 President Carolina Schmidt confirmed such expectations in the stocktaking plenary when she asked the Co-Facilitators of various items to keep working, without providing a clear timeline for conclusion. Calling on all parties to “show the world that we are capable of reaching agreement,” she outlined the new model of work going forward.
By IISD Reporting Services. December 13, 2019.