Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions

Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions was a conference on climate change held at the Bella Center by the University of Copenhagen . The event was organized with the assistance of other universities in the International Alliance of Research Universities . The Stated aim of the conference Was to provide “a summary of Existing scientific knowledge two Years After the last IPCC postponement.” [1] The conference took place on 10-12 March 2009. Continue reading “Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions”

Bali Road Map

After the 2007 United Nations Climate Change Conference on the island Bali in Indonesia in December, 2007 the participante nations adopté the Bali Road Map as a two-year process to Finalizing a binding agreement in 2009 in Copenhagen . The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 13) and the 3rd Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (MOP 3 or CMP 3). Continue reading “Bali Road Map”

Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change

Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change: A Scientific Symposium on Stabilization of Greenhouse Gases was a 2005 international conference that examined the relationship between atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration, and the 2 ° C (3.6 ° F) ceiling on global warming thought necessary to avoid the most serious effects of global warming . Previously this has been accepted as being 550 ppm . Continue reading “Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change”

Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention Technologies

The Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention Technologies was a conference prepared by Margaret Leinen of the Climate Response Fund and chaired by Michael MacCracken of the Climate Institute. The eu lieu conference in March 2010 and the recommendations Were published in November 2010. The goal Was Identify and minimize Risks Involved with climate engineering (geoengineering), and Was based on the 1975 Asilomar Conference on Recombinant DNA qui Discussed the potential biohazards and regulation of biotechnology . A group of over 150 scientists and engineers, together with lawyers, environmentalistsdisaster relief workers in an open meeting to avoid accusations of consipiracy during this discussion. [1] The Asilomar Conference focused exclusively on the development of risk reduction guidelines for climate intervention experiments. [2] Continue reading “Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention Technologies”

Arctic Ocean Conference

The inaugural Arctic Ocean Conference was held in Ilulissat , Greenland May 27 – May 29, 2008. Five countries, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia and the United States, discussed key issues relating to the Arctic Ocean . [1] The meeting was significant because of its plans for environmental regulation, maritime security, mineral exploration, polar oil oversight, and transportation. [2] Before the conclusion of the conference, the expectations of the Ilulissat Declaration . [3] Continue reading “Arctic Ocean Conference”

2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference , Copenhagen , was held at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark , between 7 and 18 December. The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 5th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 5) to the Kyoto Protocol . According to the Bali Road Map , a framework for climate change mitigation beyond 2012 was agreed. [2] Continue reading “2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference”

2006 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2006 United Nations Climate Change Conference took place between November 6 and 17, 2006 in Nairobi , Kenya . The Conference of the Parties (COP12) and the 2nd Meeting of the Parties (MOP2) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). At the meeting, BBCreporter Richard Black coined the phrase “climate tourists” to describe some delegates who attended “to see Africa, take snows of the wildlife, the poor, dying African children and women”. Black also noted that it was possible to avoid any problems of competitiveness and the possibility of losing competitiveness. Black concluded that was a disconnect between the political process and the scientific imperative. [1] Despite such criticism, some strides have been made at COP12, including in the areas of support for developing countries and clean development mechanism. The parties adopted a five-year plan of work to support climate change adaptation by developing countries, and agreed on the procedures and modalities for the Adaptation Fund. They also agreed to improve the projects for clean development mechanism. Continue reading “2006 United Nations Climate Change Conference”

2005 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2005 United Nations Climate Change Conference took place between November 28 and December 9, 2005, in Montreal , Quebec , Canada . The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the first meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol ( Kyoto, 1997). was one of the largest intergovernmental conferences on climate change ever. The event marked the entry into force of the Kyoto Protocolon 16 February 2005. Hosting more than 10,000 delegates, it was one of Canada’s largest international events and the largest gathering in Montreal since Expo 67 . The Montreal Action Plan was an agreement to “extend the life of the Kyoto Protocol beyond its 2012 expiration date and negotiate deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions” [1] . [2] Stéphane Dion , Canada’s environment minister, at the time, provides the “map for the future”. [3] [4] Continue reading “2005 United Nations Climate Change Conference”

2003 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2003 United Nations Climate Change Conference took place between 1 December – 12 December 2003 in Milan , Italy . The Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The parts Agreed to use the Adaptation Fund Established at COP 7 in 2001 Primarily in Supporting Developing Countries better adapted to climate change . The fund would also be used for capacity-building through technology transfer. At the conference, the non-Annex I countries. Continue reading “2003 United Nations Climate Change Conference”