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Who’s Saying What on Trump

Forrest Watkins | November 10th, 2016

Emotions ran high as dawn broke in Marrakech, Morocco and media sources began to call the American election for Donald Trump. Delegates to the UN climate conference and civil society

Vox Pops With the Global Youth

Willemien Calitz | December 13th, 2011

During the final days of the UN climate talks (COP17) youth were keeping their hopes up for an ambitious deal. I asked a few about their COP17 experiences and where

Keeping Faith When All Hope Is Lost

Willemien Calitz | December 10th, 2011

Dear Minister Mashabane This morning a Namibian radio station, Kosmos Radio, phoned me to ask how the negotiations were going. “Any news?” they asked excitedly. No, I thought. At least

BREAKING: Canadian Negotiator Dies from Heart Attack, Climate Talks Progress at “Deadly” Speed

Tim Hall | December 7th, 2011

Tragedy struck the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban today as Canadian negotiator Adam Mapleleaf collapsed amid heated discussions on a post-Kyoto agreement. His passing will add to a growing

“We must not lose momentum” – Ban Ki-moon

Tim Hall | December 7th, 2011

The opening of the High-Level Segment of the 17th United Nations climate negotiations (COP17) took place in Durban on Tuesday in the presence of South African President Jacob Zuma, UN

China: Annex I or Annex II?

Julian K | December 7th, 2011

Can China still be considered a developing nation? This frequent question in international relations has far reaching consequences, especially at the climate change conference in Durban, South Africa. Depending on

South Africa: Injustice Starts with Oppression

admin | December 4th, 2011

South Africa has shown the world before how injustices can be overcome. Why are they allowing for different, but injustices nonetheless, still occur to the planet?

Where are the goal posts? Day 3 at COP17

admin | December 1st, 2011

It was business time at COP on day 3, as dozens of informal meetings took place and the plot of COP17 began to take shape, with the developing/developed nation divide

Durban Must Deliver: Where to After Kyoto?

Julian K | December 1st, 2011

For Durban to be a success, three main areas must be addressed: a post-Kyoto agreement, financing and forestry.   “Durban is here, this is the last moment,” Martin Khor, Director