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Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on level of ambition on mitigation and on state of play of the finance negotiations.

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN: NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on level of ambition on mitigation and on state of play of the finance negotiations.

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

International NGO experts will discuss civil society reflections on the level of ambition on mitigation, and comment the state of play of the negotiations on finance both in relation to the Green Climate Fund and the long-term finance.

United States Takes Two Fossils for Failing to Commit and Blocking Climate Finance

Durban, South Africa – It was a dark day for the United States of America, as it took the first and second place Fossil of the Day awards for stalling on legally binding commitments and blocking immediate financing for climate change-vulnerable countries. The Fossils as presented read:

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Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on big picture of the negotiations and introducing “Spin-watch.”

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN: NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on big picture of the negotiations and introducing “Spin-watch.”

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

Canada wins a fossil of the day award for being flexible when it comes to facts, but not when it comes to their Kyoto stance

Durban, South Africa – Canada wins a first place Fossil of the Day Award. Canada’s position has been clear when it comes to Kyoto – without movement from large industrializing emitters, Canada will not budge. Over the weekend you may say that China called this bluff by announcing openness to a more flexible position at the climate talks. Unfortunately, it seems Canada is not prepared to live up to its end of the bargain – with the Minister saying that even if China moves, Canada’s position is set in stone.
 

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Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on the role of China and the EU and putting the COP in perspective.

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN:

NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on the role of China and the EU and putting the COP in perspective.

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

International NGO experts will discuss civil society reflections on the potentially constructive role of China, look into the what is needed from the EU and a Bishop will discuss the COP in a larger perspective.

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Russia and New Zealand Take First, Saudi Arabia Receives Second, U.S.A. Third

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Fossil of the Day Awards on 5 December from COP17 in Durban.

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN:

CIVIL SOCIETY EXECUTIVES SET EXPECTATIONS FOR SECOND WEEK OF NEGOTIATIONS

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host an exclusive media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

A panel of civil society executives will discuss the overall status of the negotiations and outline possible scenarios for a Durban outcome, highlighting how much is at stake at these talks and what Ministers arriving in Durban need to do in the second week in order to secure a successful conference.

The briefing takes place at the UNFCCC conference venue, on Monday, December 5, at 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT), Kosi Palm (ICC MR 21 ABCG), NGO Press Conference Room.

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Turkey Earns Its First Fossil for Wanting Everything but Giving Nothing

Durban, South Africa – Turkey earned the First Place Fossil of the Day today for trying to acquire funding and technology under the Kyoto Protocol without agreeing to any greenhouse gas pollution cuts. CAN cannot remember the last time Turkey took the fossil stage, but its actions recently were clearly worthy of this dubious distinction. The Fossil as presented read:

Turkey wins the 1st Place Fossil. Turkey finally made it to the podium and managed to grab its first Fossil of the Day award today.

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on the key country dynamics, LULUCF, CDM and the big march.

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN:

NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on the key country dynamics, LULUCF, CDM and the big march.

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban beginning this week.

Brazil Takes 1st, New Zealand Earns 2nd, Canada Comes in 3rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 December 2, 2011
Durban, South Africa

Contact:
David Turnbull, Director, CAN-International
dturnbull@climatenetwork.org
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