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Conference of the Parties (COP) 14

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  • An early sunrise at COP14 in Poznan (Photo: Friends of the Earth, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    COP14 UN Climate Change Conference

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP14) took place in Poznan, Poland from 1st - 12th December 2008. Find out about IIED's activities at this COP

    20 December 2008 | Article | Climate change
  • Just the beginning

    Yvo de Boer, who runs the UNFCCC secretariat, laid out clearly where we are with agreement on the text in his inimitable laconic style: ‘We are near to the end of putting things in and near to the beginning of taking things out.’

    12 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Thank you for the days...

    Amid the debates swirling round this conference with cyclonic intensity is one very big question: how can the world’s most vulnerable countries adapt to climate change with such a serious shortfall in targeted funding? Oxfam estimates the task as demanding US$50 billion a year — some US$49 billion more than what’s actually available.

    10 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Ideas matter but time is short

    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.

    7 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • In the belly of the articulated beast

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

    7 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • First impressions

    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...

    5 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Knowing your team mates

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

    4 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Exchanging experiences

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

    4 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Welcome to Poznan

    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.

    2 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Fingers up for Climate Action

    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.

    2 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
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