Happy New Year! We are two years away from the great millennium goals, we are enjoying significant progress on the climate global negotiations and the world became a better place in 2013! Ain’t true? Peace out!
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has said that, at its Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) held recently in Doha, Qatar, governments “took the next essential step in the global response to climate change.” The next “essential step” will be taken next year at COP 19 in […]
Since journalists were deprived of big news, activists of any protests, and politicians of headaches, here is a summary of the COP 18’s decisions in Doha, Qatar. 1) Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol The Kyoto Protocol, as the only existing and binding agreement under which developed countries commit to cutting greenhouse gases, has been amended […]