The Lima Minima : it’s up to us

This weekend the climate negotiations within the United Nations ended in Lima, Peru and most if not all media outlets are expressing their discontent and show how little real progress was achieved.

Least Developed Countries to cut their emissions

Climate change is becoming so scary and could be so disruptive and destructive that even nations that are the least responsible for it are ready to cut their own emissions. The group of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), comprising 49 of the poorest nations of the Planet and accounting for twelve percent of the world… Continue reading Least Developed Countries to cut their emissions

COP 18 was another major disappointment

Last week COP18 ended in Doha, Qatar. As always, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has failed in addressing the climate crisis. With the various commitments made there, we are on our way to warming our planet by more than three degrees (see below) whereas 2°C – and sometimes even a mere… Continue reading COP 18 was another major disappointment