Cancun Climate Summit
In December 2010, government representatives from across the world met in Mexico to assess progress on tackling climate change. At these meetings -- on the back of massive and sustained public pressure -- significant progress was made.
Most notably, rich governments agreed to set up a 'Climate Fund' -- a one-stop shop that, if set up correctly, could stream-line delivery of crucial funding to the people and communities that need it most.
The woefully inadequate emissions cuts pledges that were made after Copenhagen have now been set as a minimum, and there is a pathway for these to be raised so they keep up with the science.
To find out more about what happened, read the archive of our blogs from the Cancun climate summit
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