A STEP: Copenhagen Accord

20 Dec

The Copenhagen Accord:


After a long and confusing Friday night, and outrage expressed from developing nations who were shut out of the draft consultation, Philip Weech, Director of the Bahamas Environment, Science, and Technology Commission (who had succeeded Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Danish Climate and Energy Minister Connie Hedegaard) as COP15 President, secured consensus by calling a vote to “take note” of the accord, rather than approve it.

Emissions reductions announcements to be made by 31 January.

Here are a few resources that emphasize the issues of the Copenhagen Accord:







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