April 22, 2013 – NGO experts from the two largest climate change networks will brief media on April 25 at 13.30GMT on the current state of play in the international climate negotiations ahead of the year's first round of UN talks. They will also preview major milestones in 2013 related to climate change, and their potential impact on the negotiations.
Experts will address the recently announced bilateral cooperation planned between the U.S. and China, as well as the U.S. and Japan. They will also address the role of the Major Economies Forum and the potential impact of the first release of an IPCC assessment report in more than five years. Lastly, experts will also address recent climate change related developments in Europe and the role of Poland within the EU, given the government will host the climate talks in December of this year.
What: NGO experts survey the political landscape ahead of the 2013 climate negotiations.
When: 13.30GMT, Thursday, April 25, 2013
9.30 in New York, Washington DC
14.30 in London
15.30 in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Berlin
Alden Meyer, Union of Concerned Scientists, United States,
Lina Li, Greenovation Hub, China
Julia Michalak, Climate Action Network Europe.
To join the teleconference, please dial the relevant toll-free telephone number for your country listed below and enter the Conference Room Number: 1231732 when requested.
Belgium: +32 (0) 80081379
Brazil: +55 (0) 8000474900
Canada: +1 (888) 299-3346
China: +86 4008811076
Germany: +49 08007235118
Japan: +81 (0) 120216700
U.A.E: +971 80004449671
United Kingdom: +44 (0) 8000284051
United States: +1 (866) 951-1151
About CAN and GCCA
Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 800 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
The Global Call for Climate Action is an international network of diverse non-profit organizations working to mobilize civil society and galvanize public opinion in support of climate action. Our partners, 400 and growing, come from a broad spectrum of civil society, including national and international NGO's working to protect the environment and to fight poverty.