Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bangkok talks make progress but long way to go

Climate talks in Bangkok wound down Friday, but with just three weeks until the upcoming Barcelona session, negotiators were clearly positioning for the next round.
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Bangkok climate talks… in pictures

Climate negotiators receive a warm welcome upon arriving at the UN conference center in Bangkok…
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IEA data: cleaning up the atmosphere and the economy

An excerpt of the 2009 IEA energy report released in Bangkok shows global energy emissions are down 3 percent this year due to the global economic crisis.

Ironically that could give us just enough breathing room to keep atmospheric CO2 concentration below 450 parts per million as we ramp up investment in renewable sources.
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California to UN: Brazilian, US, Indonesian states want REDD

We're hearing from dozens of delegates working around the clock on tropical forests and climate change here in Bangkok – they say progress is being made on key issues like REDD principles, objectives for REDD, and that the consolidation of text is indeed taking place.
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Thanks from Bangkok (khob khun krub), Boxer, Kerry

Whatever else you can say about the draft bill that Senators Boxer and Kerry introduced in the Senate yesterday, it was welcome news to country negotiators and NGOs at the climate talks in Bangkok. Read More »

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