Brass tacks time for UN climate forum

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PARIS, May 14, (APP/AFP) Frontline climate diplomats
will seek to translate good intentions into concrete action in Bonn Monday when they gather for the first time since hammering through a historic deal in December.

“Our challenge is now to operationalize the Paris Agreement,” France and Morocco—currently co chairs of the negotiating process—said in a briefing note.

After two decades of intense wrangling, the 195 nation Paris accord set ambitious targets to cap global warming and help poor countries cope with its impacts, present and future.