As UN climate change negotiators prepare to gather round the table in Bonn next week, RTCC looks at some the key parties’ opening positions.
Former advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair says global climate talks are divorced from reality and time is running out for solution to temperature rise.
Notes from former UNFCCC Executive Secretary Michael Zammit Cuatajr’s lecture entitled: “20 years of talking: What have the global climate negotiations achieved?”
In the first of a series of articles, Luke Hughes, Campaigns Officer of the UK’s Youth Climate Coalition, reflects on Durban and charts a course for future talks.
Business needs to have courage and take unilateral steps to lower emissions, according to Harry Verhaar, head of Energy and Climate Change at Philips Lighting.
Hannah Ryder, senior economist with the UK’s Department for International Development and a former climate negotiator examines why a combination of science and economics could push a global deal on climate change over the line.
With mixed results seen at COP17 regarding the REDD+ scheme, how do countries such as Tanzania who have already implemented pilot projects move forward?
Dario-Andri Schwörer and his family tell RTCC about their 10-year journey around the world en-route to COP17, powered entirely by wind, sun and elbow grease.
COP17 kept the UN climate negotiations alive, but has it achieved anything for the environment? Tierney Smith takes a closer look.
Confirmation of decision comes just two days after the climate treaty was given reprieve in Durban.
Long after the talks were scheduled to conclude, the Durban Platform was finally agreed. RTCC looks at the results in the words of the delegates themselves.
Business was looking for clarity from Durban. While the waters may have been muddied, a fragile framework to underpin global emissions trading and low-carbon economies has started to materialise.
Emilie Novaczek and the Canadian Youth Delegation says the ‘Durban Platform’ is a roadmap to devastation.
UK Youth Delegate Luke Hughes reflects on the COP17 negotiations, the agreements made in the early hours of Sunday morning and a generation’s fight for their future…
Ed King takes a look at the weekend events in Durban and asks whether the result was merely a political move or an agreement with the climate at its centre.
In the last Respond Daily looking at COP17 we bring you the events as they unfolded as the conference went into overtime…
While the agreement made in Durban in the early hours of this morning was hailed as ‘truly historic’ by some, today NGOs have spoken out about the deal made calling it a “major disappointment”.