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Were the Bonn climate talks a step backward?

Bonn Climate Talks for Many a Step Backward

Despite the cautiously optimistic tone from the press release issued on Friday by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the conclusion of the latest round of climate talks in Bonn, the tone is more sour come Monday with the U.S. delegation accusing other nations of backpedaling on the agreements made last year with the Copenhagen accord….

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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.

United Nations Climate Talks Underway in Bonn: Delegates Begin Debate of “Negotiating Text” for Upcoming Climate Summit in Copenhagen

Day one of the June 1-12 UNFCC sixth session of the Ad Hoc Working Group got under way. The meeting will focus on the Negotiating Text recently published for consideration of a final international agreement this December at COP15 in Copenhagen. The agreement reached in December will replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012.