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.

An Indian Analysis of Durban and Its Outcome – by the Centre for Science and Environment

What really happened in Durban? Check out this extensive coverage by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India, in their magazine Down to Earth, 31 December issue. Download the 17-page pdf-version of the thorough feature story with graphs, boxes and explanations. Or click here to find the original story at the CSE website.

What Happened in Durban: A Clash of Paradigms

Here is a detailed account and analysis by Meena Raman of Third World Network of what happened in the dramatic end of the Durban COP17 negotiations, and implications for the future. The article was originally published in South Centre’s South Bulletin. Download a pdf-version of the whole issue here. Link to South Centre web page [...]

Mitigation Issues at Durban: A Deal for the 99% or the 1%

Civil society groups linked the Durban climate conference to the global #Occupy movement by releasing a document that revealed the ways in which the agenda of the talks was being hijacked by vested interests. The assessment shows how governments from industrialized countries in the North are deregulating the climate change regime and trying to avoid [...]

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