Obama says ‘we’re still falling short’ at U.N. climate conference

Here’s what to know

  • Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are haggling over an agreement that could shape how nations report progress on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, how global carbon markets function, and how the rich countries of the world deliver on promises to help more vulnerable nations.
  • Much of the action will take place out of view, but public panels and events will continue. Monday’s theme is “adaptation, loss and damage.”
  • “Meaningful progress has been made,” Obama warned, but “time really is running out.”

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By Brady Dennis and Sarah Kaplan