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The Kyoto Protocol is a success. Really ?

The Kyoto Protocol entered into force ten years ago and it is reason to celebrate. To the official UNFCC website, ” Countries with targets under the Kyoto Protocol have collectively exceeded their original ambition early analysis...

COP 18 was another major disappointment 0

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...

No (good) news from the Bonn Climate Talks 0

No (good) news from the Bonn Climate Talks

Here we go again… New climate talks, same disappointment. Preliminary talks took place in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the future of the Kyoto Protocol, which will end next year. To the Guardian, the negotiations...

Germany to cut its emissions by 40 percent 2

Germany to cut its emissions by 40 percent

To Reuters, ” Germany will stick to a more ambitious goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2020 even though the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen fell short of expectations, a...

The Copenhagen climate conference explained 1

The Copenhagen climate conference explained

If like many people you don’t understand much about the Copenhagen climate conference which begins today, I have some posts that will help you understand what it’s all about. TreeHugger explains in ten points...

Follow the Copenhagen negotiations 1

Follow the Copenhagen negotiations

For the duration of the Copenhagen Climate Conference – due to prepare the future of the Kyoto Protocol – I added to the sidebar of this blog the Climate Scoreboard proposed by Climate Interactive....