As the last climate conference of 2019 after which many current climate plans expire, the COP25 talks bear critical importance in fighting against climate change, though more talks are needed, according to a climate advocate.

“Time is up. We can’t afford these climate talks to be yet another staring contest where big polluters and right-wing extremists controlled by the fossil fuel industry get to block or slow down the process,” Kim Bryan, associate director of 350 movement, told Anadolu Agency.

Stressing the importance of the COP25, she argued that the talks would be vital in showing the participants were

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