A Guide to the Latest United Nations Negotiations on Climate Change

A Guide to the Latest United Nations Negotiations on Climate Change

Representatives of 188 nations will meet in Poznan, Poland this December as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This meeting will mark the midpoint of their negotiations on a new treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol, which began last year in Indonesia with the announcement of the Bali Action Plan. The goal of the Poznan meeting is to outline an ambitious schedule of talks that will culminate in Copenhagen in 2009 with agreement to a global emissions pact to take effect in 2012. The Poznan climate conference is the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP-14) to the Framework Convention, and the 4th Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.

Read A Guide to the Latest United Nations Negotiations on Climate Change: A Summary of the Core Issues at the link below.

Also, view related document — The Insider's Guide To The Talks: How to Monitor the Climate Change Negotiations.

Pew is no longer active in this line of work, but for more information, visit the main Pew Campaign on Global Warming page.

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