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  • Ideas matter but time is short

    Camilla Toulmin 7 December 2008

    Under a bright blue sky, we spent the day perched on lecture hall benches in Poznan’s University. A one-day immersion on everything you need to know and more about forests and climate change.

  • In the belly of the articulated beast

    Barbara Kiser 7 December 2008

    So far, the Poznan COP is panning out nicely for memory stick collectors.

  • First impressions

    Camilla Toulmin 5 December 2008

    Long before dawn broke over London, I took an early train out to the airport and flight to Poznań. Chill mist was still rising off the fields as we landed, and temperatures below freezing...

  • Knowing your team mates

    Beth Henriette 4 December 2008

    You wouldn’t expect a football team that had never practiced together to play particularly well, would you?

  • Exchanging experiences

    Vanessa McLeod-Kourie 4 December 2008

    How does  IIED engage with, and learn from, participants at major conferences? Vanessa McLeod-Kourie explains

  • Welcome to Poznan

    Vanessa McLeod-Kourie 2 December 2008

    if you can get here….. We have all looked forward to this year’s UNFCCC event and hopeful of productive outcomes especially our friends and colleagues from developing countries.

  • Fingers up for Climate Action

    Mike Shanahan 2 December 2008

    I saw two people arguing today about whether biofuels could help save humanity from itself in a carbon-constrained world. Of course, they were both right, both wrong but neither knew it.