ASEAN must demonstrate leadership in UN climate negotiations

Southeast Asian climate activists wearing winter jackets, rain gear and beach wear to portray climate chaos that is wreaking havoc across the region, met Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the gates of the United Nations Convention Center in Bangkok today, to demand an ambitious global climate deal from world governments on behalf of the region’s most vulnerable and least prepared populations.