3 Dec 2019

COP 25: UN climate conference officially opens

From Morning Report, 8:11 am on 3 December 2019

The latest round of global climate talks has opened in Spain with the head of the United Nations warning the world risks sleepwalking past a point of no return.

Political leaders, diplomats and negotiations are meeting for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis, bushfires, cyclones, fast retreating glaciers and a wave of student-led protests around the world.

RNZ Pacific's Jamie Tahana reports from Madrid.