Members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum issued their statement on the last day of the Marrakech climate conference.
Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Haiti, among others, say they will update their national plans on cutting carbon before 2020.
Delegates here welcomed the move, saying it was “inspirational”.
These two weeks of negotiations have been overshadowed to an extent by reaction to the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency.
But in an effort to show that even the world’s poorest countries are committed to dealing with global warming, the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) members have issued a promise to fully green their economies between 2030 and 2050. Continue reading “World’s poorest countries to aim for 100% green energy”