Gallery: DURBAN UPDATE: Agreement in COP17 Climate Talks Will Likely No...


Representatives from over 190 countries across the world are still gathered in Durban, South Africa and though the conversation about the impending climate crisis continues, many have lost hope for an agreement on a solution for this year. In a news conference of NGO experts from the United States today, hosted by U.S. Climate Action Network, there seemed to be no expectations for a global agreement on how to curb emissions. Some experts on the panel expressed a positive outlook toward the development of a Green Climate Fund that would provide developing nations with $100 million per year, starting in 2020 to fight climate change within their countries. Leaders have until Friday to come up with some significant progress or it will be on to another year of waiting before another unsuccessful set of talks.

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