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Bangkok climate talks do not narrow the emissions gap

6th April 2011

At the workshops at the UNFCCC meetings in Bangkok on 3 and 4 April, countries clarified their pledges, but did not increase their ambition level. The Climate Action Tracker issued a briefing paper. (See also the webcast of the press conference.) Brazil was moved from Sufficient to Medium, since the baseline was increased and the target, which we had assumed to be unconditional, was made conditional to international financing.