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This story about international climate negotiations was published by EurActiv on 8th June 2010. Countries negotiating to deliver an international climate deal are back in business and both Denmark and Mexico, the outgoing and incoming chairs of the UN-led talks, are developing a “GPS system” to successfully reach their destination on time by December, Danish… » read more

The following interview was published on Moday 14th December by EurActiv.com. The United States succeeded in bringing people to the moon: a dream that nobody thought would be realised. Perhaps we should think of climate protection as the new Apollo programme, the vice-chair of the European Parliament’s delegation in Copenhagen, Karl-Heinz Florenz, told EurActiv in […]

Club de Madrid Members Mary Robinson and Gro Harlem Brundtland, joined by Margot Walstrom, concluded a very successful two day Road To Copenhagen conference today. The initiative, held simultaneously during the first two days of UN climate deliberations in Copenhagen, explored the necessary drivers for ensuring a Copenhagen climate change agreement based on climate justice:… » read more

While delegates from all corners of the world participate UNFCCC climate negotiations in Copenhagen (COP15) and these days they try to find a way how to tackle CO2 emissions, under their feet lies the clean energy source that could cover the total demand for electricity and heat in Denmark, EurActiv.sk informs. An extensive geological exploration… » read more

The following article about the start of the negotiations in Copenhagen was published by EurActiv.com on Monday 7th December. Long-awaited international talks kick off today (7 December) in Copenhagen, with negotiators from 192 countries meeting to hammer out a successor to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on climate change. After some hesitation, US President Barack Obama,… » read more

10 days before the start of the Copenhagen climate negotiations the outcome seems slightly more open than a few weeks ago. · The scientific community has just in time presented new evidence about the extremely risky acceleration of climate change, thereby putting negotiators under heavy pressure to come to substantive agreement now, rather than […]

The following post was submitted to Blogactiv by Kriton Arsenis MEP, member of the environment and fisheries committees, substitute on the development committe: The leaders of the planet gather to decide upon humanity’s future this December in Copenhagen. After the nuclear threat of the Cold War it is the first time that the very existence… » read more

Blogactiv spoke to Paul Horton at the 5th Annual Conference of the European Water Association in Brussels. Mr Horton is the Chairman of the EWA Climate Change Working Group. He told us of some worrying developments in the run-up to the Copenhagen Conference about the role of water in the discussions. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/21vsUcVmA2w” width=”425″ height=”350″… » read more

The following has been submitted to Blogactiv by ACCA. Concerning the debate on climate change in the context of the upcoming Copenhagen Conference, ACCA ( the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) would like to share 6 top line messages: 1. Recent projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warn that that unless action… » read more

The following post has been sent to Blogactiv by Veena Hudson, Head of Public Affairs, ACCA. The typical accounting professional has a pivotal position within an organisation and is well qualified to make a vital contribution toward climate policy and its implementation. Although some influential political leaders appear to have woken up to the enormity… » read more

The following article has been sent to Blogactiv by Jo Leinen MEP, Chairman of the Committee on the Environment in the European Parliament. At present, the world faces two major global crises: The first one is the financial and economic crisis, which has strongly influenced policy-makers and governments in their work over the last one… » read more

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