UNFCCC Article 6 negotiations: increased efforts required after limited progress on Article 6 at SB60 in Bonn


Following the failure to adopt decisions on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement at COP28 in Dubai, the 60th session of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn (3-13 June) saw a new, reinvigorated spirit of compromise between countries. Agreements were reached on issues relating to emission avoidance, the treatment of confidential information and common nomenclatures. Also, draft decision texts on both Article 6.2 and 6.4 were forwarded for further discussions at COP29 in Baku. However, real progress on the thorniest outstanding issues remained limited, with insufficient time for technical discussions and other climate negotiation tracks throwing a wrench in the works.

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