After two weeks of negotiations, governments made measurable progress in several important areas, but a lot more work and some big political challenges remain.-氣候項目主任Gordon Shepherd
The Cancún agreement formalizes the fundamental elements of the Copenhagen Accord and starts to implement them. Key among these are a stronger support system for developing countries, including a new climate fund, and a stronger transparency system to better assess whether countries are keeping their promises. Both will build trust and confidence, which will help produce stronger action and agreements in the future.-副主席Elliot Diringer
It was demonstrated in Cancún, that the UNFCCC process is able to reach groundbreaking achievements. Those will be the foundations for next year's summit in South Africa. Long term financing of climate protection and rain forest protection as well as adaptation will be main issues to discuss, along with a legally binding agreement-理事長Klaus Milke
The inclusion of REDD as part of the Cancun deal is a key step toward resolving the issue of climate change.....It has been one of the most promising developments in the negotiations so far, and now this further push by governments makes REDD an integral part of the climate deal. -摘自Stewart Maginnis 環境與發展部主任
Friends of the Earth International warns that this agreement provides a platform for abandoning the Kyoto Protocol, replacing it with a weak pledge and review system as a legacy of the Copenhagen Accord, that would lead to a devastating five degree Celsius warming.