Video update from the UN climate negotiations: Day 1
In the first video update from the UN Climate negotiations, IIED’s Senior Fellow in the Climate Change group, Saleemul Huq, outlines the two major issues to be discussed at the COP17:
- the fate of the Kyoto protocol and
- the structure and functions of the Green Climate fund, set up in Cancun a year ago.
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In the video Saleemul Huq also discusses minor issues that will be covered, including:
- climate change adaptation,
- technology transfer and
- reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD).
Saleemul Huq will be producing daily video updates from the Conference.