COP16 blog

Climate talks back on track but problems remain

Agreement has been reached at the climate change talks in Cancun. Countries have agreed to establish a Green …
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Crystal Ball?

By Mariana Paoli, Christian Aid I can’t believe that I’ve been here in Cancun for almost 2 weeks. …
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Feeling the heat

The negotiations are now starting to feel the heat as Ministers from all over the world have arrived and are actively engaging in discussions, both in formal and informal settings. While the atmosphere in the negotiating room, corridors and coffee shops is good, we are still to see how this will translate into actual substantive progress.
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Marching for climate justice on the streets of Cancun

Members of the World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation to the United Nations climate talks joined the Time for Climate Justice campaigners on Tuesday morning for a protest march in the streets of Cancun, Mexico.
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Your daily guide to COP16 #8

Maybe it is the weather? Maybe it is due to the efforts of the negotiators and the COP presidency? Compared to last year, COP16 offers a warmer atmosphere and more positive tone. However, we are still waiting for some concrete action that can move negotiations forward and take them to the level needed to create a fair, ambitious and legally binding agreement.
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