News COP16

Not perfect, but something for everyone: Cancún climate talks end with optimism renewed

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 14:47

The climate change negotiations (COP-16) have concluded with the Cancún Agreement. After two weeks of intense discus...


Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 21:44

In the closing hours of the climate change conference in Cancún, Mexico, agreement seems to be close on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), which would provide a mechanism for delivering fin...


Final day at Climate Change COP16 - so what's happening?

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 07:10

Well with officially just over 24 hours to go until COP16 here in Cancún is scheduled to close – how are the negotiations progressing? Are we getting closer to a fair,...


Debate heating up on biofuels – BirdLife’s November 2010 Round Up

Wed, 08/12/2010 - 07:33

Biofuels are any kind of fuel derived from living things. In principle, they are a way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil ...


Africa Climate exChange online

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 13:47

Africa Climate exChange is a one stop shop on information on climate change, mitigation and adaptation in Africa. Using birds and BirdLife's Important Bird Area network as entry points, it demonstrates how biodiversity in Africa will...


Climate Change negotiations to begin in Cancún

Mon, 29/11/2010 - 08:59

In just a few hours thousands of delegates will begin bussing their way to the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancún to resume negotiations on probably the most important legal international agreements thi...


The seven hot issues for the Cancún climate talks

Fri, 26/11/2010 - 11:37

After the disappointment of COP 15 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen, which failed to finalise a binding agreement to tackle climate change, the planet Ea...


A truly integrated approach to adaptation - BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:26

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC  COP-16, Cancún – ‘COP16 - A truly integrated approach to adaptatio...


BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:21

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC  COP-16, Cancún – 'BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at COP 16' Planned climate change adaptation may be achieved in many different ways....