Mexican COP16 President Espinosa calls out Jai Ram Ramesh, in the informal plenary, for his efforts of to resolve political deadlock and bridge consensus for the Cancun outcome.
Ramesh has been able to bridge the divides between the G77 group of countries who consist of vulnerable group of countries, island states and least developed countries by prioritizing the finance for adaptation activities to them as well as making it non negotiable for an agreement at Cancun.
Ramesh also brought together China and USA through the ICA proposal.
About the authorLeela Raina
Leela is a young climate activist with an undergraduate degree in Economics. She has pioneered youth involvement, awareness and movements across India through her work with the Indian Youth Climate Network. A policy enthusiast, Leela loves to research and get to the bottom of the problem to resolve it. She is currently the South Asian Focal Point for IYCN and believes in the capacity of the south asian youth to usher in and lead the way towards sustainable economic growth