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Decisiones climáticas difíciles quedan para después

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

Vigilia por el Protocolo de Kyoto en las escalinatas del Moon Palace. Crédito: Nastasya Tay/IPS

Por Stephen Leahy *

CANCÚN, 11 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – Si el éxito se logra dejando para después las decisiones difíciles, entonces la reunión climática de Cancún fue exitosa porque pospuso la adopción de metas cruciales sobre reducción de gases invernadero, financiación y bosques para la próxima conferencia, dentro de un año en Sudáfrica. Continue Reading

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Emissions Punted to Durban, Breakthrough Seen on Forests

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

CANCÚN, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – If success is measured by delaying difficult decisions, then the Cancún climate meeting succeeded by deferring crucial issues over financing and new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the next Conference of the Parties meeting a year from now in Durban, South Africa. Continue Reading

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Cambio climático, un drama que aún no entendemos

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

La playa se hunde y la arena se va en el "paraíso" de la zona hotelera de Cancún- Crédito: Diana Cariboni/IPS

Por Diana Cariboni, enviada especial *

CANCÚN, 11 dic (Tierramérica/TerraViva) – “Somos el país más frío del mundo…, así que el calentamiento global es bueno para nosotros. Cuanto más tibio, más cosechas… Se habla de detener la deforestación de las selvas tropicales para combatir el cambio climático, pero nosotros no tenemos selvas tropicales”. Continue Reading

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Little Drama Closes COP16

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

Young demonstrators into the bus. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi/IPS

By Mantoe Phakathi *

CANCÚN, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Drama unfolded outside the Azteca Expocentre of the Moon Palace when police rounded up a group of about 20 youths who were protesting on the slow pace of the climate change negotiations. Continue Reading

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Cancún Diary Day 8: Nastasya Tay

Posted on 10 December 2010 by admin

Riot cops at a COP16 protest in Cancún. Credit: Nastasya Tay/IPS.

December 10

Nastasya Tay navigates her way between riot police, media scrums, children and the UN, exploring the warm fuzzy side of herself.

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Riot cops at a COP16 protest in Cancún. Credit: Nastasya Tay/IPS.

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Cancún Diary Day 6 & 7: Nastasya Tay

Posted on 10 December 2010 by admin

December 8 & 9

Nastasya Tay returns to Cancún, recovering from a weekend of legislative debauchery, and explores the world of climate talk acronyms in the lead up to the opening of the High Level Session of negotiations.

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Urgently Searching for a Path Forward

Posted on 10 December 2010 by admin

By Nastasya Tay

CANCÚN, Mexico, Dec 10, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Civil society organisations here are demanding real progress in talks at the 16th Conference of the Parties on the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.
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See the Green in REDD+, Say Top Leaders in Cancún

Posted on 09 December 2010 by admin

By Keya Acharya

CANCÚN, Mexico, Dec 9, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) An entire body of leaders, spearheaded by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, is now looking at REDD+ as a panacea to global warming with multiple benefits thrown in. Continue Reading

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India Ups Ante with Offer for Binding Targets

Posted on 09 December 2010 by admin

By Darryl D’Monte

CANCÚN, Dec 9, 2010, (IPS/TerraViva) – A rough yardstick for identifying which Asian countries make the biggest ripples in Cancún is the number of journalists who crowd around the spokesperson immediately after a press conference. Continue Reading

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Difficulties in Deliberating over Difficult Negotiations: Live from Cancun

Posted on 09 December 2010 by admin

Blog by Keya Acharya

Cancun, Dec 9, 2010 – When you look out from the press room at the centre of the Cancun talks, or from your hotel balcony, or from the window of your moving car, it’s a cobalt sea, dotted with teasing little swirls of white foam, bordered by swaying palm trees along a curvaceous coast of narrow white sands. Continue Reading

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