WWViews participants express a strong wish for COP15 to institute a fi nancial mechanism that will secure funding for mitigation and adaptation in developing countries. They expect a mechanism with automatic and mandatory payments, rather than a mechanism that is subject to individual nationsâ€™ voluntary contributions.
The wish among participants for the institution of a financial mechanism is clearly backed by a willingness to pay. The WWViews participants feel that the richest countries should pay the most and looking at their recommendations, there are several references to the historical responsibility of developed nations to make large contributions.
Many of the recommendations from the participants deal with establishing a financial mechanism and thus reinforce their concern with this issue. Most refer to the establishment of an international fund and taxation of CO2 emissions.
Recommendations from participants from developing nations are more detailed and have stronger reference to the historical and economical responsibility of developed nations.
The WWViews participants clearly expect their COP15 negotiators to settle on an agreement that will include
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