What Next – Climate Watch
Sun, Sep 5 2010 04:28 | Cross-cutting
Here is an excellent statement from Africa that cuts across most of the key issues on climate change. “Towards a Farmer and Civil Society-led Roadmap on Food Security, Rural Livelihoods, Farmers Rights and Climate Change”Joint Statement by Farmers and Civil Society Organizations to the Preparatory Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change 6-8 September 2010, Addis Ababa,
Climate Finance Ministerial meeting
Wed, Sep 1 2010 01:00 | Climate Finance
A number of governments met in Geneva on 2-4 September 2010 to discuss climate finance. Below is a civil society statement addressing the meeting.CLIMATE FINANCE MEETING BEGINS IN GENEVA - ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENTORGANISATIONS' STATEMENTSpeaking in advance of a two-day meeting on climate finance in Geneva, where discussions will focus on how to generate and channel money for developing countries
Climate Finance Assessments
Tue, Aug 31 2010 09:33 | Climate Finance
Here is an assessment of the Climate Finance situation by a number of environment, development and solidarity organisations – in both English and Spanish.
Vidal on Bonn II and Road to Cancún
Mon, Aug 9 2010 12:19 | Cross-cutting
Check out this excellent article by John Vidal, The Guardian where he discusses the Bonn II negotiations and the challenges ahead.
Bonn III loopholes assessment
A major focus of the 'Bonn III' UNFCCC negotiations 2-6 August was the huge loopholes for the rich (Annex 1) countries. Conservative assessments by e.g. the Stockholm Environment Institute show that current rules (loopholes) in combination with the inadequate pledges for emissions reductions could allow the rich countries to INCREASE their emissions by 9% by 2020. There is an urgent need to quickly
Bonn II negotiations assessments
Below four brief assessments from the 'Bonn II' UNFCCC negotiations 1 -11 June 2010. Bonn II – An Assessment: Overview of the key issues for the negotiations.A Kyoto Assessment: Exposure of the inadequacy of rich country (Annex 1) emission reductions (mitigation) and the huge loopholes.What role for the US? Exposure of how the US climate policies means a race to the bottom and how EU and other
En energirevolution för klimat och utveckling – globala feed-in tariffer!
Två-sidigt faktablad på svenska som presenterar idén om ett globalt system med garantipriser (feed-in tariffer) för förnyelsebar energi som en lösning för både klimat- och fattigdoms/utvecklingskrisen.Ladda ner här – och kopiera och sprid!
Footing the Bill – climate finance update
Thu, Apr 1 2010 11:29 | Climate Finance
Here is a new, fresh update on Climate finance in the SSNC Key Issues for Climate Change series. This 8-page supplement to the original report "Footing the Bill for Climate Change – the duty of the rich and the right of the poor to development" include analysis of the Copenhagen conference and the Copenhagen accord, updated assessments of needs for climate finance, and critical discussions on
High Noon for 2° C
Wed, Sep 30 2009 11:38 | Climate Science
8-page factsheet explaining the inadequacy of a 2-degree target, the possibilities for reducing warming below 2 degrees and the mismatch between current targets/pledges. Written by Malte Meinshuasen and colleagues for AirClim (Air Pollution and Climate Secretariat, Sweden).