PARIS — (AP) — After all the talking, time for tangible solutions?
World leaders and finance bosses were set to release a “to-do list” to help developing countries better tackle climate change and poverty, a long-sought goal of the two-day summit in Paris that wraps up on Friday.
Organizers said the gathering will end with a summary of commitments, including a roadmap for what to expect from the upcoming meeting of the Group of 20 major economies and the U.N. climate conference later this year.
The gathering wrapping up in Paris has no mandate to make formal decisions, but French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to deliver a to-do list that should be accompanied by a progress-tracking tool.
“We have to come up with mobilizations, commitments, new instruments and very concrete solutions that will change life on the ground in countries facing these challenges,” Macron said.
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry was on the same wavelength, telling The Associated Press the conference would …