“Remove brackets?” Figueres asked with a smile, tapping her watch. “You should know better. It’s only February!”
The UN process is aimed at finalizing a global agreement to confront climate change at the Paris climate summit at the end of the year, and removing brackets—they are used to indicate contentious, not-yet-negotiated sections of text—is an essential part of the process. But that won’t take place in Geneva, even though the process of adding new sections to the text concluded before the halfway point of the talks.
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