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UN climate conference boosts commitment to action
20 November 2017
The United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) wrapped up on 17 November after two weeks of deliberations on implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. In addition to national governments, cities and local state actors renewed their commitment to climate action.
Throughout the conference in Bonn, Germany, the World Meteorological Organization provided scientific input through presentations and side events.
For the first time ever, WMO made a presentation at the opening ceremony of the climate change conference on levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and the state of the climate.
Image credit: World Meteorological Organization - United Nations Climate Conference