ENB Vol. 12 No. 580 – Bonn Climate Change Conference – June 2013 – Summary & Analysis

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Doha Climate Summit Ends With No New CO2 Cuts or Funding

By Stephen Leahy DOHA, Qatar, Dec 10 2012 (IPS) – The United Nations climate talks in Doha went a full extra 24 hours and ended without increased cuts in fossil fuel emissions and without financial commitments between 2013 and 2015. “This an incredibly weak deal,” said Samantha Smith representing the …

Kyoto Protocol Extended

Kyoto Protocol ExtendedPosted: 08 Dec 2012 02:53 PM PST Via one of our friends, the big news of the day is that the Kyoto Protocol is being extended (full repost, with image added):   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks during the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the high-level segment …

Doha Climate Change Conference

26 November – 7 December 2012 The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, took place from 26 November to 8 December 2012. It included the eighteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the eighth …

Record high for global carbon emissions

Record high for global carbon emissions Posted: 02 Dec 2012 01:40 PM PST Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes – according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project. The 2.6 per cent rise projected for 2012 …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #2

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, opened on Monday morning, 26 November. Following an opening ceremony, delegates gathered for the opening plenary meetings of the COP, CMP, SBI and SBSTA. COP 17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, South Africa, urged delegates to: adopt …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #1

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, today at the Qatar National Convention Centre and will continue until 7 December. The Conference includes the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) and the 8th session of …

The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development

The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development An official UNFCCC Side-Event to the RIO+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky is a member of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board ‘Green Power Fund’ (the original concept for ‘The Green Climate Fund’ which was approved at COP17) …

After Durban: We Must Pull the Emergency Brake Before the 1 Per Cent Drive Us Off the Cliff

Published on Sunday, December 18, 2011 by rabble.ca by Derrick O’Keefe On behalf of Canada, Environment Minister Peter Kent recently spent several days in Durban at the UN climate talks treating the global community like, well, shit — disrespecting her, ignoring her wishes and just generally displaying rude and selfish behaviour. But …

Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay Brussels, 14 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement expressed its disappointment as climate negotiators in Durban had agreed a platform to continue negotiations, but without any guarantees that will make …