Germany has dropped from 9th to 19th in the climate change protection index. And there's been little progress at UN climate protection talks in Warsaw - where a coal industry conference is also underway.
UN climate talks resume in Bonn on Monday, the first after the key Paris agreement last December. With the first four months of 2016 the hottest ever recorded, delegates are under pressure to push implementation.
Negotiations toward a new global climate change treaty wrapped up in Bonn with participants praising modest progress made. The slow pace, however, continues to be criticized - and many tricky topics remain.
Germany will not have a national climate plan in time for a November UN conference, the environment minister has said. Environmental activists have criticized the delay, saying Berlin is not delivering on its promises.
World leaders kicking off the UN climate conference in Paris have talked a lot about a moral duty to save the planet. Now, negotiators have to work out how that translates into a global climate treaty.
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