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The announcement, June 10, by the Japanese Prime minister to reduce Japan’s C02 emissions by a mere 8 percent until 2020 over the 1990 baseline has been the final straw to the preparatory climate meeting in Bonn. One day later, Yvo de Boer, the UN Climate Chief, felt obliged to admit that it would be… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

(This is the final chapter in Eberhard Rhein’s Malta Lecture on Climate Change). To tackle climate change effectively, the international community has to act jointly. No individual country has enough clout to reduce global emissions if the rest of the world keeps increasing them. That is what we have seen since 1997 under Kyoto. Governments… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Blogactiv wants to help its readers to better understand the world. Climate change is one of the big challenges of this century and it is a complex issue. It is therefore appropriate to give an overview. Eberhard Rhein, who regularly writes on energy and climate, had lectured on the subject in Malta earlier this spring.… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Blogactiv wants to help its readers to better understand the world. Climate change is one of the big challenges of this century and it is a complex issue. It is therefore appropriate to give an overview. Eberhard Rhein, who regularly writes on energy and climate, had lectured on the subject in Malta earlier this spring.… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The latest round of climate negotiations has been concluded in Bonn – and it seems that the Copenhagen meeting in December will have a greater chance of success. This story by the BBC explains that two extra negotiating conferences have been added to the climate agenda between the next Bonn gathering in June and the… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

The consequences of climate change can be serious, but even more dangerous is the way we may react to the strain such change can impose on society. Climate change will not affect every geographic region equally; rather some areas will be hard hit, while others might escape the consequences or even benefit from these changes.… » read more

Posted by tobias_winther

In less than ten months all countries of the world will meet in Copenhagen to discuss and hopefully decide on the next steps in fighting climate change. Many problems have do be addressed and solved before that. The Danish presidency for COP15 is very busy on that. So are the EU and many other players.… » read more

Posted by Niels Jørgen Thøgersen

A Wake Up Call For Copenhagen

The unprecedented bush fires in the South-East of Australia should be an overdue wake-up call for Australia and humanity to dramatically step up the fight against climate change and adopt an effective international strategy to substantially reduce C02 emissions at the Copenhagen Climate Conference next December. Climate change accelerates at a worrying rate, with more… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Welcome to the Blogactiv Copenhagen Climate Conference blog! This collaborative space is designed to address the issue of climate change within the scope of the Copenhagen Conference in December 2009. We at Blogactiv are actively recruiting high level thinkers and influencers in the spheres of sustainability, climate change, environment – and the many other issues… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge