COP18: European Green Party tells RTCC bloc must boost its domestic climate action if it wants to regain influence at UN climate change talks
COP18: Tense day looms as critical issues of finance, emission pledges and compensation for climate damage remain unresolved
COP18: Concerns over Qatar’s Presidency of the UN climate talks are growing after another frustrating day for negotiators in Doha.
COP18: ActionAid, Christian Aid, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF unite with vulnerable nations to call on deeper emission cuts and more climate finance.
COP18: Socialist state’s lead negotiator Claudia Salerno says support for vulnerable countries should be unconditional.
COP18: Financial pledges have gone some way to reconciling differences at the UN climate change talks but no movement on emission reduction pledges.
COP18: Poland’s Environment Minister Marcin Korolec tells RTCC he will not back down over hot air issue, and calls on parties to focus on 2015 deal
COP18: Lead negotiator in Doha rejects suggestions USA climate action is inadequate, citing recent drop in emissions as a result of switch from coal to gas
COP18: UN Secretary-General labels Green Climate Fund “an empty shell” and demands governments build trust with financial commitments.
COP 18: EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard says Union is doing its bit to cut emissions but calls for more help from major polluters