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Bonn Climate Talks Underway in Runup to Durban – Kyoto

Groundwork to set the agenda for negotiations at this year’s COP17 climate conference in Durban, South Africa this winter continues as talks got underway yesterday in Bonn, Germany. Representatives from 180 nations will work to work to hammer out the foundation for negotiations in Durban, building upon the work accomplished last year in Cancun. Despite […]Read More

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COP16 Climate Conference Ends with Cautious Optimism in Cancun

The COP16 climate talks in Cancun ended early Saturday morning on a note of cautious optimism with UNFCCC Executive Secretary saying “Cancun has done its job. The beacon of hope has been reignited and faith in the multilateral climate change process to deliver results has been restored.” Following is a press release from the UNFCCC […]Read More

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UNFCCC Chief Says Bonn Climate Talks Ended With Some Progress

But will China and the U.S. ever manage to come to terms? The following is a press release from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), released at the conclusion of the latest round of negotiations in Bonn, Germany: UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments make progress towards deciding shape of result at UN Climate Change […]Read More

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UNFCC Executive Secretary Talks of Expectations for Bonn Climate Talks

Current UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer addressed the press this morning (see video below) in advance of the first UN climate negotiations next week in Bonn. Soon to be succeeded by incoming Executive Secretary designate Christiana Figueres, de Boer may harbor some relief in not charged with shepherding the next major climate conference, COP16, […]Read More

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Kicking the Can Down the Road – UNFCC Chief Yvo

In his first official press conference since the conclusion of the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer acknowledged that the much-anticipated conference did not deliver all it could have, it did “set the stage” in three key elements: Raising climate change to the highest level of government Producing a document […]Read More