25 Nov '11, 7am

BirdLife: BirdLife calls on governments to deliver in Durban climate change talks: The world’s governments need

BirdLife: BirdLife calls on governments to deliver in Durban climate change talks: The world’s governments need

Urgent political action is needed at COP17 Urgent political action is needed at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, to commit the world’s governments to the deep and fair greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to limit dangerous climate change to a level that gives people and ecosystems a fighting chance to adapt. The Durban Conference includes the seventeenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 17). COP 16, which took place in Cancun, Mexico last year, resulted in a set of significant decisions to address the challenge of climate change, known as the Cancun Agreements. “Building on the Cancun Agreements, COP 17 must lay the groundwork for a fair, ambitious and legally binding global climate change regime”, said Melanie Heath, BirdLife’s Head of Policy. “Parties to ...

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