The report warns that without urgent action to reduce emissions, the occurrence of climate shocks and stresses in the Africa region are expected to get much worse adding that there is mounting evidence that higher temperatures have worsened drought and humanitarian disaster in East Africa.
The opening ceremony began in style with children from Bonn International School carrying placards written on Save Our World as they chanted. Then an opening song titled Im an Island was played before official speeches begun.
Currently, more than three billion people live without access to clean cook-stoves, according to the Global Tracking Framework, a joint initiative by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency to monitor progress toward the sustainable development energy goals.
Countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean say they are finding difficulties implementing the recommendations of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 without financial support from the developed world.