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Doha / UN climate change talks: “Of course it’s about money, but it’s also about solidarity,” says UN expert

United Nations Independent Expert Virginia Dandan has urged world governments to see beyond the cost of climate change in terms of money, and to adopt a strong commitment to international solidarity as a key element towards a successful round of United Nations climate change talks due to start next week in Doha, Qatar.

27 November 2012|

UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Doha’s COP18/CMP8 climate change conference must deliver objectives to speed up inadequate climate action

Top UN climate change official Christiana Figueres said on Wednesday that the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, beginning November 26, must deliver its objectives to speed up global action towards a low-emission future where everyone has the chance of a sustainable life.

27 November 2012|

New Finance Models to address Climate Change

The World Economic Forum and the United Nations Climate Change secretariat announced today the launch of “Momentum for Change: Innovative Financing for Climate-friendly Investment”, an initiative that showcases successful public-private financing mechanisms and approaches to support climate change adaption and mitigation activities.  

27 November 2012|

UN Climate Change Conference in Doha kicks off with calls to implement agreed decisions, stick to agreed tasks and timetable

The UN Climate Change Conference in Doha began today with calls for governments to focus on essential tasks ahead of them so that the meeting can deliver agreed outcomes and constitute another step forward in the global response to climate change.

26 November 2012|

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Gap Widening as Nations Head to Crucial Climate Talks in Doha

Keeping Average Global Temperature Rise to Below 2°C Still Achievable, with Potentially Big Cuts Possible from Buildings, Transportation and Avoided Deforestation - But Time Running Out.
London/Nairobi, 21 November 2012 - Action on climate change needs to be scaled-up and accelerated without delay if the world is to have a running chance of keeping a global average temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius this century.

21 November 2012|

Decision on the host of COP 18/CMP 8


29 November 2011 – The State of Qatar and the Republic of Korea have agreed to closely cooperate to make the next major UN Climate Change Conference at the end of 2012 a success.

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8 (the 18th Conference of […]

29 November 2011|