Posts tagged ‘Durban’

By Alexis Saba, CCCL Fellow There has been a flurry of discussion about the value of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the annual Framework meeting, the Conference of the Parties. After attending the COP17 in Durban, I too raise the same question, especially after recognizing one of the most debilitating aspects […]

A Day in Durban at the COP17

December 19th, 2011

By Alexis Saba, CCCL Fellow With the fruit of two weeks of negotiations being an agreement to try to agree in the future, some would say not too much happened at the UN climate conference in Durban. However, on a day-to-day basis, a lot happened in Durban. It was 90 degrees and humid with simultaneous […]

By Adam Riedel, CCCL Associate Director With little fanfare or notice from much of the western press, a new international agreement on combating climate change was reached on December 11 following the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (“COP”). For 16 days prior, 194 countries had negotiated extensively on topics ranging from binding […]


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