Monthly Archives: November 2012

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 30

Artur Runge-Metzger explains the lack of progress on each of the negotiating tracks in the UN climate talks. And US NGOs set out their hopes that the post-election Obama factor will see a more conciliatory approach by the US delegation.

COP18: NGOs propose mechanism for loss and damage

At the UN climate talks in Doha, a group of leading NGOs reports on why adaptation to climate change has limits and that we have to face up to the implications of loss and damage caused by extreme events.

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 28

Plenty of worries on European matters on Day 3 at the UN climate talks. Is Poland a suitable host for COP19 and why is Europe refusing to improve its emissions promise for 2020 when it’s already been achieved?

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 27

Germenwatch releases its Global Climate Risk Index with a warning to negotiators to pay more attention to loss and damage. And David Kaluba of Zambia sets out demands for climate finance from the poorest countries.

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 26

Notes on the opening press conferences from the Doha climate negotiations, covering Climate Action Network, Jonathan Pershing, Artur Runge-Metzger and a gaffe-prone Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah.

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