Climate delegates snub Russian address as campaigners fear geopolitical setbacks


World risks ‘sleepwalking to disaster’, officials told, as Bonn summit envoys walk out during Russian address

Delegates have walked out of a session at a climate summit in Bonn on Monday as a Russian official made a speech, in a sign of the geopolitical tensions overshadowing the negotiations.

The low-key protest marked the first intervention by Russia in a UN climate forum since the invasion of Ukraine, but it did not stop the talks.

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