COP21 Live: Updates on Paris climate summit – BBC News

Key Points

  1. In Paris, there was a mood of cautious optimism after more than 150 world leaders spoke on Monday
  2. President Obama highlighted the plight of small island states, saying “I’m an island boy.”
  3. The BBC ran a live video Q&A from Vanuatu on this page on Tuesday evening
  4. Analysis suggests that if the world builds all the coal power stations that are planned, a 2 degree limit on warming will be impossible.
  5. Negotiators are now working on cutting down a draft text to be ready for ministers next week
  6. Long-standing divisions between rich and poor countries remain, which may hamper progress

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