Negotiations on climate change began in 1992, and the UN organises an annual international climate change conference called the Conference of the Parties, or COP.
Paris is hosting the all-important 21st conference in December 2015. The participating states must reach an agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol, the object of which was to reduce CO2 emissions between 2008 and 2012.
Delegates meet again this week for the final five days of negotiations to reach an international deal to cap global warming, painfully aware that much work remains to be done.
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SPECIAL REPORT / While the price of carbon remains low, support for pricing schemes is growing. Asia will soon overtake Europe as the home of the world’s biggest carbon markets. EURACTIV France reports.
SPECIAL REPORT / Delegates meet again in Paris this week for the final five days of negotiations to reach an international deal to cap global warming, painfully aware that much work remains to be done.
SPECIAL REPORT/ Energy efficiency has been identified as a central economic and environmental policy response to a series of challenges faced by Taiwan, including higher fossil fuel prices as a result of this week’s UN Climate Change Conference.
SPECIAL REPORT/ China should commit to faster decarbonisation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, Taiwan’s Environment Minister has said, after the two countries reached a diplomatic rapprochement.