From Nov. 29 to Dec. 10, the 16th Conference of Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) convenes in Cancún, Mexico, to follow up on last year’s summit in Copenhagen, where world leaders failed to negotiate an international, legally-binding treaty to curb harmful emissions of greenhouse gases.IPS Inter Press Service has an international contingent of journalists from Africa, South Asia and the Americas reporting from COP 16 in Cancun. The team is producing a daily IPS TerraViva online conference newspaper, and material in English, Spanish and French for the IPS news service and the Tierramerica (http://tierramerica.net) communication platform.
IPS is also organizing a media workshop for journalists from G20 countries attending the GLOBE international legislators forum in Mexico DF from 3rd to 5th December.
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