A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a United Nations climate summit ground to a close, angering smaller countries and a growing protest movement that is pushing for emergency action.
Negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25 are yet to be concluded. The meetings were supposed to wrap up on Friday, but parties could not reach agreements on several issues.
The COP25 Climate Change conference in Madrid, Spain, has heard that 65-million jobs can be created globally if the world commits to climate action targets.
The United States, Australia and Saudi Arabia are among countries pushing back on enhancing climate action ambitions by 2020.
Young environmental activists will take centre stage at the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP25 in Madrid Spain on Monday.