World People’s Conference on Climate Change

The World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth was a global gathering of civil society and governments hosted by the Bolivia in Tiquipaya, just outside the city of Cochabamba from April 19-22, 2010. The event was attended by around 30,000 people from over 100 countries, citation needed ] and the proceedings were circulatedonline by OneClimate and the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA). [1] The conference was viewed as a response to climate change [2] [ not in quote given ]in the United Nations Conference of Parties ( COP15 ) in the United States of America. [3] Continue reading “World People’s Conference on Climate Change”

World Climate Change Conference, Moscow

The World Climate Change Conference was held in Moscow from September 29 to October 3, 2003. The initiative of the Conference was taken by Vladimir Putin , President of the Russian Federation. The Conference was convened by the Russian Federation, and supported by international bodies including the United Nations [1] . It should not be confused with the World Climate Conferences . Continue reading “World Climate Change Conference, Moscow”

Vienna Conference (1985)

The Vienna Conference was the first international conference on ozone depletion . It was held in Vienna, Austria in 1985 when a hole in the stratospheric ozone layer was observed in the South Pole marked by increased UV-B infiltration over Antarctica. A ‘hole’, marked by significant drop in ozone molecules in the layer, as wide as that of United States was discovered by a British team. The Vienna Convention for the Protection of Ozone Layer was agreed at the conference and it entered into force in 1987. Continue reading “Vienna Conference (1985)”

2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference , COP20 or CMP10 was held in Lima , Peru , from December 1 to 12, 2014. [1] This was the 20th annual session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 10th session of the Meeting of the Parties (CMP 10) to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol . [2] The conference delegates held negotiations towards a global climate agreement. Continue reading “2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference”

The Ny-Ålesund Symposium

The Ny-Ålesund Symposium is a high-level international event where top researchers and politicians, senior business executives, representatives of NGOs and other decision makers meet to share experiences and to discuss climate change solutions. [1] The topics are related to the challenges of climate change, other environmental issues, and directly related to the Arctic and the Northern areas. Participation is limited to 45 people, by invitation only. The Symposium takes place on Svalbard at 79 degrees north. It is the world’s largest permanent settlement and is only 1200 km from the North Pole. The Norwegian Government has had this training in the field of environmental science and environmental monitoring in the Arctic. Continue reading “The Ny-Ålesund Symposium”

International Conference on Climate Change

The International Conference on Climate Change is a conference organized by the Heartland Institute which aims to bring together global warming skeptics who “dispute that the science is settled on the causes, consequences, and policy implications of climate change.” [1] [2] [3] The first conference took place in 2008. [4] As at 2017 there have been twelve conferences. Most of the events have been held in the United States, but there is one in Australia and two in Germany. Continue reading “International Conference on Climate Change”

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015 , also known as CHOGM 2015 was the 24th meeting of the heads of government of the Commonwealth of Nations . It was held in Malta from 27 to 29 November. [1] Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena handed the position of Commonwealth Chair-in-Office to Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat at the meeting. Continue reading “Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015”