News COP16

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

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 14:47

After two weeks of intense discussion countries have reached a compromise at the climate talks in Cancún. What were the main advances from a BirdLife perspective?

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Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 21:44

An agreement on REDD+ is close at climate talks in Cancún. This which would provide a mechanism for delivering financial incentives to developing countries to conserve and restore their forests.

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

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 07:10

With just over 24 hours to go until COP16 in Cancún closes how are the negotiations progressing? Are we getting closer to a fair, ambitious and legally binding global deal on climate change?

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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 fuels like oil and coal. It is also estimated that emissions from burning biofuels are broadly comparable to the amount of the gas absorbed from the atmosphere when the biofuel plants are grown. Sounds great. Right? Sadly not...

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Africa Climate exChange online

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 13:47

Have you visited Africa Climate exChange, the one stop shop on information on climate change, mitigation and adaptation in Africa?

Africa

Climate Change negotiations to begin in Cancún

Mon, 29/11/2010 - 08:59

Negotiations begin today in Cancún on how the world should mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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The seven hot issues for the Cancún climate talks

Fri, 26/11/2010 - 11:37

The need for urgent action on climate change, as governments gather for COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico, is greater than ever.

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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 adaptation'.

Americas

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'...

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