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UN – Bonn Climate Talks

June 4, 2011 by

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A new round of UN climate talks will kick off in Bonn this coming week. The two week session, to be held from the 6th to the 16th of this month, could finally make progress on issues such as designing a new market mechanism and deploying cash through a green climate fund. This session will […]

Cancun Agreement – What lies ahead?

December 14, 2010 by

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The Cancun agreements have become a part of UN’s climate change process given that Bolivia was the only country opposing the final documents. The eagerly awaited agreement has made clear progress on a number of areas. The most anticipated progress was the one aimed at reduced deforestation and forest degradation, known as REDD+. It is […]

COP 16 Cancun Agreement- REDD, CCS, and a new Green Fund

December 13, 2010 by


The elements of the the agreement arrived at the Cancún meet are: • The targets for developed countries are ‘officially’ recognized under the multilateral process. These countries are expected to create low-carbon development plans and strategies. These countries will also judge how best to meet these plans which includes market mechanisms and undertake annual reporting […]

Cancun – COP16

December 3, 2010 by

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The latest round of United Nations climate negotiations, the Conference of Parties -16 has started in Cancun, Mexico. The conference is hosting representatives of approximately 200 countries that aim to discuss the future of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)and the Kyoto Protocol. Last year around this time, the summit was held […]

Cancun – What to expect?

November 30, 2010 by

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The fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) at Copenhagen last year did not lead to a new international climate change treaty. There were great expectations from COP15 to deliver a legally binding commitments to reduce emissions that would succeed the Kyoto Protocol. The leaders had to settle with a draft agreement, negotiated at the last […]