Bonn Climate Change Conference - Day 5

A demonstration done to raise awareness for the need to include Loss & Damage as one of the three fundamental planks of the global climate agreement.

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Bonn Climate Change Conference - Day 4

A conversation with Artur Runge-Metzger, co-chair of the ADP (Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action) in 2014, who with his co-chair was responsible for COP20.

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Bonn Climate Change Conference - Day 3

A glimpse into Day 3 of the Bonn Climate Change Conference.  The role of civil society for COP21 and beyond.

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Bonn Climate Change Conference - Day 2

Day 2 of the Bonn Climate Change Conference.

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A day of prayer for care of creation & thanks for evangelical allies

by Madeleine Para

I am praying for the Earth today. Actually, I pray for it and us and all species every day in one way or another, often as I walk by the lake. If prayer is an expression of hope and faith, then I think my work for CCL is a form of prayer. But today I’m praying with almost the entire Christian world.

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Bonn Climate Change Conference - Day 1

 

 

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Bonn Voyage!

In the latest episode from Context News, we take you through the past rounds of climate negotiations, and help to frame what is coming up next week in Bonn, Germany, where 196 countries will again sit down to streamline, refine, and strengthen the text on which the global climate pact to be agreed in Paris, in December, will be based. 

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Climate Countdown Report on Key Issues at Stake in Bonn

A run-through of the issues at stake in the intersessional climate negotiations, being held in Bonn, in preparation for the Paris agreement. 

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Paris Pledges Need Improvement

Analysis by Ron Israel and Lois Barber, Co-chairs of the Citizen’s 2015 Global Climate Agreement Campaign.

The 21st United Nations sponsored Conference of the Parties (COP21) will be held in Paris this December. The goal of COP21 is to produce the first meaningful, legally binding international climate treaty since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997. As we have already seen, a global average surface temperature rise of 0.8 º Celsius above pre-industrial levels and another 0.5 º Celsius are already in the system, due to ongoing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate Countdown Report on Bonn Talks

In this episode of Climate Countdown, Kaia tours through the UNFCCC climate negotiations, held in Bonn, Germany, in June. She interviews youth delegates, reporters, policy advocates, and experienced advisors to national negotiating teams, and shows both the elusive nature of the language of the negotiations and the complexity of the effort to ensure good-faith negotiation can be the standard. 

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