What is at stake in Doha?

On November 27, 2012, in equity, europe, finance, global goal, markets, mitigation, united states, by Admin

A rules based international climate regime

UN Climate Conference in Doha Amid Planetary Emergency

The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC and CMP of the Kyoto Protocol opens today in Doha, Qatar. A background note on the key issues is available here.

Pivotal decision in Bonn on way forward for UN negotiations

The current UN climate talks in Bonn face a pivotal decision – how to consider mitigation action pre-2020. On one side is the current framework, outlined by the Bali Action Plan, agreed by all countries in 2007; on the other is a proposal to move all discussions into the “Durban Platform” negotiations and divorces them [...]

A new market mechanism?

The UN climate talks are hosting a workshop tomorrow on a “new market mechanism” “defined” at the Durban climate conference. Civil society groups released their assessment, expressing concern at the risks such a mechanism might pose to environmental integrity and local communities. It is available here.

What Happened In Durban and What Happens Next

Civil society groups from across the globe have released their ‘assessment’ of where the UN climate talks are as they prepare to resume in Bonn, Germany this week. Read a copy of the short overview of all the issues currently in play at the UN negotiations here.

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