ABOUT THE BOOK
This is a collection of 20 News Updates, three articles and two Briefing Papers prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the Sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 16) and Sixth Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 6), as well as the Thirty-third Sessions of both the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), and the Thirteenth Session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC AWG-LCA 13) and Fifteenth Session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP 15) – in Cancun, Mexico from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
1 What to Expect in
2 A New Chair’s Text as Cancun Meetings Begin
4 AWG-LCA Opening: Parties Voice Expectations
5 We’ll Never Accept 2nd Kyoto Period,
6 SBI Starts Work, Debates Finance, Technology, National Communications, etc.
7 Mexican Presidency “Small Group” Meets on Mitigation; Co-facilitators Issue
Non-papers on MRV
8 Contact Group Established under COP on Proposals for New Protocols
9 Impasse over More Finance for
Warn Developing Countries
10 Divergent Views in Contact Group on New Protocols under the UNFCCC
11 SBI Session Closes on a Positive Note, with More to be Done
12 COP President Announces Ministerial Inputs, Assures Transparent Process
13 Transparency and Inclusiveness Take Centre Stage in Stock-taking
14 Political Leaders Disappointed in Climate Finance and Slow Progress
16 Bolivia Strongly Calls for Return to Party-driven Negotiations
17 Wide-ranging Views at High Level Segment and
19 Cancun Texts Adopted, Overriding Bolivia’s Objections
20 Strange Outcome of
1 The Flaws in
2 Cancun Meeting Used WTO-type Methods to Reach Outcome
3 Next Year’s
1 Form Follows Function – A note on the legal form of the Bali Action Plan Outcome
2 Agriculture is Not a Carbon Commodity
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