UN cli­mate talks re­sume

Global Times - Weekend - - WORLD -

Na­tions that adopted the Paris Agree­ment two years ago, re­group next week amid grim omens of cli­mate peril and with an anx­ious eye on the US.

The Novem­ber 6-17 meet­ing in Bonn, Ger­many is the first for UN cli­mate en­voys since the US president an­nounced to with­draw from the deal, care­fully crafted over many years and helped over the fin­ish line by US former president Barack Obama.

In a year marked by se­vere flood­ing in Asia, drought in Africa and an ex­cep­tional North Amer­i­can hur­ri­cane sea­son, Washington’s po­si­tion “re­mains un­changed,” a state depart­ment of­fi­cial said.

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