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Energy & Climate Change Secretary hopes more countries will pledge at Doha to reduce carbon emissions

November 26th, 2012 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

Speaking in advance of the UNFCCC COP18 climate change negotiations in Doha, starting on Monday 26 November 2012, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said “a global effort is needed if we are to achieve our climate goals – we need to pave the way for the new global deal while delivering more action […]

Vincent Neate of KPMG looks ahead to the UN Conference on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa

August 22nd, 2011 by KPMG

In under one hundreds days the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP17) will be held in Durban, South Africa. Vincent Neate, who leads KPMG’s UK Climate Change & Sustainability practice, looks ahead to what the challenges and achievements might be. “If Copenhagen was a down and Cancun was an up, Durban will be a […]

Sir Christopher Meyer supports view that political realism will dominate scientific realism at international climate change conferences for the foreseeable future

March 11th, 2011 by Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, KCMG is the former UK Ambassador to the USA and to Germany.  Sir Christopher spoke at an ecobuild conference on 3 March 2011. ———- I am going to sit because I am a pessimist and I prefer to sit down when I am delivering a bad message. There are all kinds of […]