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 ...
30 Nov 2010
COP Day 1 - Speeches and Traffic Jams
Monday 29 November – COP Day 1
The 16th session of UNFCCC climate negotiations began with speeches from dignitaries, procedural questions and traffic jams along the highway between venues.
The federal police have taken over one side of the four-l ...