Saturday 29 April 2017

Paul Melia: Paris diary

UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon delivers a speech during the COP 21 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris
UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon delivers a speech during the COP 21 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris
Paul Melia

Paul Melia

This column has already referenced Mohamed Adow from Christian Aid for his comments about politicians needing to stop flirting with each other and "seal the deal" in Paris. He had a powerful message yesterday too.

"This deal needs three things. It needs loss and damage, because without that we'll leave the more vulnerable behind. Finance, because without it, we will leave the poorest behind. Ambition, because without it, we leave everyone behind. In order for this deal to be revolutionary, it must be evolutionary."

Enough said.

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