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Countdown to Copenhagen: “At This Rate We Will Not Make It” – Bonn Meeting Ends in Frustration

A synopsis and video of a press conference from UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer at the conclusion of preliminary negotiations in Bonn as part of the run-up to the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen this December. Secretary de Boer sees progress too slow, jeopardizing a positive result in Copenhagen.

US is Starting to Make a Down Payment on Funding International Climate Change Efforts

This past Wednesday (June 17, 2009) the Appropriations Subcommittee of the House of Representatives that has jurisdiction over the international global warming pieces of President Obama’s budget passed a bill that supported increasing US commitments to these needed efforts.  The funding will make a “down payment” in helping developing countries deploy clean energy, reduce global warming pollution from tropical deforestation,…

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