Nine months on from what was billed as an ‘historic’ Durban Platform agreement, the UN climate change talks look in danger of sliding backwards again.
Developed and developing countries must increase their levels of emissions reporting and information sharing, a review of the UN Bonn climate talks workshop on increasing ambition has concluded.
As the Bonn Climate Talks end, Anton Jaekel a Germany member of the UNFCCC Youth Constituency writes for RTCC urging delegates to remember why they are working towards halting climate change.
As the Climate Talks come to a close in Bonn, Louisa Casson from the UKYCC and member of the YOUNGO constituency of the UNFCCC writes for RTCC reflecting on the talks and calling on parties to step up to their responsibility.
Figueres calls sluggish negotiations inevitable for latest track of talks and indicative of diplomats’ meticulous work on new global deal.
Talking to RTCC at the Bonn Climate Talks, UNCCD’s Sergio Bonilla calls for agriculture, land and soil to be central to talks both under the UNFCCC and at Rio this June.
Christiana Figueres stresses that while the Earth Summit is not part of formal climate negotiations, work on both agendas offer positive reinforcement.
Christiana Figueres tells RTCC young people should show they care about the planet’s future by using the ‘power of demand’ to influence business and politicians
Young people have an increasing stake in the climate negotiations, but how are they using their position to influence the process and push for change?
As the Durban Platform negotiations get underway in Bonn, RTCC takes a look at how they set the scene for future discussions.
E3G’s Liz Gallagher talks RTCC through the first week of the Bonn climate talks including equity, ambition and finance.
UNFCCC calls for more nominations and urges countries not to drop pace of progress with crucial climate fund.
Outside the Bonn Climate Talks, the YOUNGO constituency held a marriage ceremony between politics and science to show those negotiators inside how vital such a union would be.
Workshop on equitable access to sustainable development at UN talks in Bonn opens old wounds as India and China face off USA and EU over concept of ‘fairness’
Speaking at the ICLEI Resilient Cities Conference 2012, Antony Spalton from UNICEF spoke to RTCC about the role children play in reducing risks from disasters.
At the ICLEI Resilient Cities conference in Bonn, 40 of the world’s most populous cities have launched a programme to measure, report and verify their carbon emissions.
As negotiations resume in Bonn, the head of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres says key issues of finance and ambition must be resolved this year.