Topic archives: UN climate talks

Doha(rd) 2012: in an aircon-loving state, more climate delay

Doha(rd) 2012: in an aircon-loving state, more climate delay

December 3, 2012 25

The world is talking in the airconditioned confines of Doha, but nobody expects action that matches the science. Renew Economy's Giles Parkinson reports from Doha.

Keep reading this, even if it is about Durban

December 12, 2011 6

Here it is: all countries have agreed to negotiate by 2015 a single, legally-binding global agreement that will cover all major carbon pollution emitters including the big guns -- China, India and the United States.

Hard word on developing nations for a Durban climate deal

December 5, 2011 3

Canada seems to be enjoying its status as the pariah of the Durban climate change talks, reportedly registering a louder cheer in its parliament each time it is awarded a "fossil of the day" award.

Australia can speak with authority at Durban climate talks

November 28, 2011 2

For the first time in the history of the international negotiations, Australia can speak with authority and join other nations in taking credible action, writes Erwin Jackson, deputy CEO at Climate Institute.

Parkinson: Durban talks off to a bad start

November 28, 2011 40

The UN climate change talks begin today in Durban in much the same way they have since 1995 -- with rhetoric about why the world needs to act but virtually no agreement on how or when.

Over to you, Combet

Over to you, Combet

December 13, 2010 1

Just before the Mexican dawn on Saturday, the UN got its mojo back in guiding global action on pollution and climate change...