07 Dec 2010
COP Day 7 - The Journey to Success (?)
As Ministers began arriving in Cancun, negotiations started to pick up steam. On Monday evening efforts continued to reach agreement on aspects of the long-term vision that would shape any new agreement. As the second week begins, everyone is awa ...
03 Dec 2010
COP Day 4 - Action and Inaction in Cancun
“You have been negotiating all my life. You cannot tell me you need more time.”
Those words were spoken by Christina Ora, a youth delegate from the Solomon Islands to the plenary of COP 15 in Copenhagen last year. This year they are emblazo ...
03 Dec 2010
UNEP features Portraits of Resilience on its Cancun website
UNEP has featured several photos from Portraits of Resilience, a project which trains youth in the Arctic and small islands developing states in the use of photography and other digital media. It brings the faces and perspectives of these y ...
02 Dec 2010
COP 16 Day 2 - Negotiations begin in Earnest
On the second day of the COP, traffic chaos settled down and negotiations began in earnest. One of the key issues is the need to settle on a vision for the future. That’s the responsibility of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Act ...