Also Sunday, countries and corporations announced new initiatives to cut emissions from forest use and establish sustainable forestry management programmes.
In a major new partnership, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Costa Rica and the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC) launched the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance to stimulate greater political leadership in the sector.
Just outside the perimeter of the COP, a tent called "America's Pledge" brought together participants determined to show that support for climate action in the US was still strong at the national, state, and city levels.
Al Gore addresses the conference saying, "I’m gonna show you some slides. That’s what I do," and we speak with an astronaut.