Cover story
  Pressure point
At the climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, the world could get cooked, for good
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  What's on the table
The Bali Action Plan requires deliberation on a number of issues, under the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA)
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  What the rich did
Climate change is about cumulative historical emissions— a tonne of CO2 released in 1850 is equal to a tonne of CO2 released today.
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  Equity for all
Climate change is linked to emissions, in turn to economic growth. Limiting emissions is then about limiting growth. Thus, sharing growth between nations has been the main bugbear.
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  Carbon discredit
The Clean Development Mechanism must be amended. What shape should it take?
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  Here comes the sun
The Clean Development Mechanism must be amended. What shape should it take?
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  Take more responsibility for climate
GUAN QINGYOU, the director of the energy and climate project at Beijing-based Tsinghua University’s Centre for China Studies holds a view on climate change, which is somewhat at odds with his country’s official stand.
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  That's your sink
Cleaning Spain, Canada, Sweden, Japan’s air in remote villages of Himachal Pradesh
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  ON THE NEGOTIATING TABLE
  Shared vision
Mitigation
REDD
Sectoral approach
Adaptation
Technology transfer
Finance
  OUR POSITIONS
  Agenda for Poznan pdf
Pressure point pdf
What's on the table pdf
C is for unclean pdf
Just framework pdf
  2009 is full of promise
Sunita Narain, January 1, 2009

I spent a week at the climate change conference in Poznan, and realized the world is in deep trouble and deeper denial.
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Climate inaction
January 1, 2009
The climate talks in Poznan failed on all counts. The US was found missing in post-election inaction; climate-champion EU was squabbling over the economic pain of taking action; developing countries found themselves talking amongst themselves about what needs to be done to cut emissions.
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Interview:
It makes perfect sense to integrate the green dimension
January 1, 2009
Guy Ryder, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confedaration, went to Poznan to attend his first UN climate meet. He sees green opportunity in the financial crisis. Pradip Saha caught up with him
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Press Release
December 04, 2008
CSE charts an agenda for action in Poznan, calls for tough action to reduce emissions and an agreement based on equity
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