International Climate Negotiations

13. Feb. 2013

Working towards a fair and ambitious global Climate deal

The EU has a leading role to play in securing an international climate agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The adoption of a negotiations roadmap at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties meeting in Bali (COP13) in December 2007 paved the way for an international deal at the meeting of the COP15 in Copenhagen in December 2009. Regrettably, COP15 did not produce an agreement and the following COPs only managed to save the negotiation process, leaving the most pressing issue - namely the necessity for the world to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions so global warming can be limited to 2°C - completely aside.


International Climate Negotiations

18. Nov. 2013 video

Activists march in Warsaw against climate change

After the 2 days climate and energy conference ' Citizens' energy for a good climate' organised by the Greens/EFA group on 15th and 16th November in Warsaw, the group joined the march organised by the Polish Green movement'.

18. Nov. 2013 blog

Whose interests are we exactly defending at COP19?

The international coal and climate summit organised by the Polish Ministry of Economy is taking place today and tomorrow. The Greens, which organised a counter summit last week, severely criticized the decision. The interests that must be defended at the COP19 are those of the people, not those of the big polluters.  

14. Nov. 2013 blog

COP19 – What role for Poland?

The COP19 which will last until 22nd November started 4 days ago. The Greens remind the negotiators and Poland in particular that there is no time to loose if the international community is to be able to limit global warming below 2°C and agree on a fair, ambitious legally binding treaty in Paris end of 2015. The group has also launched a series of events and activities in Warsaw to engage with the local public and push for tangible progress to be made before the end of next week...  

07. Nov. 2013 newsletter