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Signs of Incremental Progress as COP16 Climate Talks Wind Down

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) This year’s round of the United Nations-led climate change negotiations, ongoing in Cancun, Mexico, for the past two weeks, end today. No matter what the official outcome, the progress made on dealing with global climate change and carbon emissions […]Read More

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“Leaked” UN Draft Shows COP15 Deal Will Lead to 3

But what of Tuvalu? It’s been something of a blizzard of “leaked” texts and drafts here in Copenhagen these past two weeks (and before).  Each text proffered ostensibly aims to help forge a deal, but ultimately causing accusations of back-room dealing, most often on behalf of developed nations at the expense of developing nations. Yesterday […]Read More

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Tuvalu’s Ian Fry Gives Impassioned Plea at COP15 for the

As has been widely reported, plenary sessions where suspended last Wednesday when Tuvalu’s chief negotiator Ian Fry pleaded for consideration of the “Tuvalu Protocol” calling for strengthening of the Kyoto Protocol and sharply limiting greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of containing global temperature rise to within 1.5 degrees Celsius – far more than developed nations […]Read More