COP16

UNFCCC Talks, Cancun, Mexico, December 2010

The Biggest Obstacles to a Climate Deal are Overwhelm and Emotional Disconnect

December 6, 2010
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The Biggest Obstacles to a Climate Deal are Overwhelm and Emotional Disconnect

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. In a completely unscientific study, Green Media News has found the biggest obstacles to reaching a global deal on climate change are the massive overwhelm and emotional disconnect that stop climate change issues from becoming part of the national discourse. Huh? I’m overwhelmed with all this. And I have a high…

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The Tantra of Climate Change: Keep Holding Back

December 2, 2010
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The Tantra of Climate Change: Keep Holding Back

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. Let’s face it – Climate Change talk is boring. Most people just don’t get excited talking about things like “MRV” (the monitoring, reporting, verifying and reducing of greenhouse gas emissions across geo-political borders) and those who aren’t on the front lines of the climate change action movement generally don’t have the…

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Watch Live Interactive Video Coverage from COP16 Here

December 2, 2010
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Watch Live Interactive Video Coverage from COP16 Here

The TckTckTck team and One Climate TV have joined together to bring live interactive video coverage from COP16 in Cancun. While you’re watching the streaming video, which is a mix of live news, interviews, and pre-recorded video, you can type questions into the chat box below the video and your questions might be answered during…

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At COP16, UNFCCC Seeks “A New Approach” and USA Looks to Agree on “A Package of Next Steps”

November 30, 2010
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At COP16, UNFCCC Seeks “A New Approach” and USA Looks to Agree on “A Package of Next Steps”

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. In her opening remarks at COP16 yesterday, United Nations Climate Chief Christiana Figueres called for a “solid response to climate change, using both reason and creativity.” Meanwhile, one delegate on the ground reported feeling a strange mix of hope and frustration in the air as the negotiations were about to begin.…

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UNFCCC and Mexico Organize a “Scatter Plot” for COP16 Attendees

November 29, 2010
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UNFCCC and Mexico Organize a “Scatter Plot” for COP16 Attendees

Green Media News was established last year for the purpose of following the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen and raising the bar of intelligent debate in America around climate change and other complex issues. One of the things I found most disappointing about the COP15 talks in Copenhagen last year was how the UNFCCC…

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COP16 Climate Talks Kick Off in Cancun, Mexico – So What?

November 29, 2010
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COP16 Climate Talks Kick Off in Cancun, Mexico – So What?

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. Representatives from countries around the world gathered today in Cancun, Mexico for the COP16 climate talks which will continue for the next 12 days. This is the first round of talks by the UNFCCC (United Nations Frameworks Conventions on Climate Change) since last year’s COP15 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. COP15 last…

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