As the annual international conference on climate change (CoP19) draws to a close in Warsaw, the Environmental Investigation Agency criticised India and Saudi Arabia for blocking an agreement which could prevent the release of up to 100 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions by 2050
In advance of the 19th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), our Climate Campaigner, Natasha Hurley, reflects on the challenges that lie ahead and the global action required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
In the midst of international stagnation and uncertainty, significant and near-term strides can still be made towards cutting harmful pollution and closing the gigatonne gap. The key is through actionable solutions on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and methane
Today (Monday, November 11, 2013) negotiators from more than 190 countries are in Warsaw, Poland for the 19th Conference of the Parties (C0P19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), aware of multiple warnings from the scientific community that the planet’s climate system is on the brink.
A briefing to the 19th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting from 11-22 November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, arguing that swift, effective and large reductions in greenhouse gases must start now