Tag Archive for 'COP-16'

Climate Convention back on track – but not much progress

December 21st, 2010 by Riso National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

Under the slogan “Cancún Can” the countries of the world convened the 16th climate summit in Cancun, Mexico from 29 November to 10 December. The Head of the UNEP Risoe Centre at Risø DTU, John M. Chistensen, attended the meeting and gives here his own assessment of the outcome of COP16: “With regard to the […]

WWF reports that Cancún meeting puts momentum back into global climate talks

December 11th, 2010 by WWF

Cancún, Mexico World governments this morning laid tentative groundwork for a global agreement to fight climate change by agreeing a series of commitments at the climate negotiations in Cancún, Mexico. Governments agreed on a set of decisions that will support further talks over the next year with the objective of a final outcome at next […]

Jersey holds candlelight vigil for outcome of Cancún climate change talks

December 8th, 2010 by Maria Barnicoat

Please come and join Jersey Climate Action Network (J-CAN) and Jersey in Transition (JiT) at a candlelight vigil for our environment beginning at 4.30 pm on Saturday 11 December 2010.   We meet at 4:30 pm at the side of BHS in Don Street, St Helier, Jersey. There will be some drumming beforehand, in honour of […]

Capitalism can save the planet

November 30th, 2010 by Philip Stephens

Not so long ago governments around the world stepped in to rescue capitalism. It’s time for capitalism to repay the favour by turning its mind to saving the planet. Politicians, you see, have just about given up. The only vaguely encouraging thing to say about next week’s Cancun climate change gathering is that expectations have […]

Plymouth Marine Laboratory Ocean Acidification specialists to attend 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-16)

November 29th, 2010 by UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), with support from the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOARP) and the The European Project on ocean acidification ( EPOCA) is sending a team of three to the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16) which will be held in Cancún, Mexico, over the next two weeks. The group led by […]

Minutes of the Jersey Climate Action Network meeting on 26 October 2010

November 17th, 2010 by Jeremy Harris

Present: Francis Binney, Bernard Carré, Françoise Carré, Jeremy Harris, Nigel Jones, Stephen Le Quesne, Nick Palmer, and Ruth Rolls. Apologies: Apologies were received from Mark Forskitt and Joy Thomson. 1. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting held on 28th September, having been previously circulated, were taken as read and were confirmed. 2. 10:10 Campaign: The […]

Report by the high-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Finance shows that Political will can unlock $100 billion in climate finance

November 5th, 2010 by WWF

New York, USA: A high level analysis of climate finance submitted to the UN today has demonstrated that it is possible to raise at least US$100 billion a year from new sources of public funding to fight climate change by 2020. The conservative analysis by the special High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Finance (AGF) […]

Communicating Climate Change is the subject of an Earthscan webinar on 11 November 2010

October 25th, 2010 by Events

Earthscan are providing a webinar on communicating climate change on 11 November 2010. This will take place at 5 pm (London, GMT), 9 am Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco), and 12.00 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York), and at 6 pm for continental western European audience. Join the authors of How to Win Campaigns:Communications for […]