COP18: UK’s longest serving environmental correspondent says climate negotiations in Doha are bonkers but necessary
Kyoto leaves plenty of issues on table for Ministers, more emissions pledges on the cards and delegates invited to “cancel a hot air credit”.
COP18: Australia will consider increasing its emission reduction targets under the Kyoto Protocol second commitment period (2CP), according to climate minister Mark Dreyfus
COP18: UK climate minister Greg Barker says he will be working hard to ensure relationship between EU and developing world is restored
COP18: Lack of firm financial and emission pledges in week one of UN climate talks leaving small island states and African countries frustrated
Details on cash to bridge “finance gap” could arrive soon in Doha as both recipient and donor work to find a compromise.
COP18: Former Bolivian Ambassador to UN argues that global community has an obligation to ensure people are not forced to migrate as a result of climate change
COP18: Hosting the latest round of UN global warming negotiations is another feather in Qatar’s cap, but it cannot ignore the real message from the climate talks forever
COP18: David Turnbull from Oil Change International tells RTCC that huge financial support for oil and gas needs to be talked about in Doha
COP18: Country’s first legal protest urges Arab governments to put emission reduction pledges at UN climate talks
COP18: Concerns that AOSIS chair’s demands are playing into hands of countries who have no desire for rules-based climate treaty
Qatar climate change protest makes history, finance issues stack up for ministers and deadlocked talks stuck in a loop.
Chair says mixed messages on climate finance are eroding trust between negotiators.
New study finds that sea-level rise, tropical cyclones, floods and drought could threaten livelihoods in the Pacific region.
COP18: US negotiator Jonathan Pershing says there is no chance of the USA signing up to a climate deal that requires the country to make substantial cuts in its emissions
Proposals from Switzerland and developing countries to be merged in attempt to heal rift with Poland at the UN climate change talks in Doha.