Morocco is taking a leadership role in the global fight against climate change, as one of the first developing countries to deliver a climate pledge:
Morocco was selected as it is due to hold the 2016 UN talks. It was also one of the first developing countries to deliver a climate pledge, which seeks to cut emissions by 32% by 2030 on current projections.
“If all the countries made a similar effort, we would get the ball rolling,” the EU source said.
The EU is fighting for five-year reviews of countries’ climate action in a Paris deal, which it sees as vital for collective efforts to be scaled up.
Others, notably emerging economies, are reluctant to be bound by regular assessments…[full story]