Bonn 2 - Newsletter 2

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June 1, 2010 - 7:05am

ECO is deeply concerned that the planet is on a fast track to dangerous climate change. The lack of ambition and plain inaction by the world's richest countries has created a negative spiral that needs to be broken. So-called 'political realism' and current lifestyles will use up the global carbon budget by the early 2020s. Not unlike the financial crisis, an emergency bail-out package is...

June 1, 2010 - 7:02am

The Adaptation Fund (AF) is a self-standing fund established under the Kyoto Protocol in order to finance concrete adaptation projects in the most vulnerable countries. It has several unique and innovative features, including 'direct access', a new level of developing country participation, a new revenue source, and an equitable governance composition. These elements give the Fund the...

June 1, 2010 - 6:59am

In a number of countries around the world, there are "12 step" programmes to help people deal with addiction.  This started with Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1930s and spread to many other self-help organizations.

Today, 12 step programmes are mostly in English speaking countries, and it so happens that many of them like Canada, Australia, the US and New Zealand are particularly tied to...