World Briefs: Bid to re-energise UN climate talks

Bid to re-energise UN climate talks

PARIS • Foreign and environment ministers from 45 countries will gather in Paris today seeking to re-energise climate talks mired in technical details and political squabbling.

The meeting comes ahead of a UN conference in November tasked with producing a historic climate pact.


Spain's governing party leads in polls

MADRID • Spain's governing People's Party (PP) and the main opposition socialists (PSOE) have pulled ahead of anti-establishment party Podemos ahead of national elections later this year.

The centre-right PP has 29.1 per cent voter support while PSOE has 25.1 per cent, according to a survey by pollsters GAD3 . Support for Podemos fell to 15.0 per cent.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2015, with the headline 'World Briefs: Bid to re-energise UN climate talks'. Print Edition | Subscribe