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CSE organises unique ‘Climate Talkies’ poster exhibition in Warsaw alongside CoP19

Only exhibition of its kind during the present CoP. Looks at 20 years of climate change negotiations through a cinematic prism

I (don’t) care

Author: Chandra Bhushan

I (don’t) care

"I care" is the slogan of CoP19 at Warsaw.  With this symbol, Poland wants to tell the world that it cares for climate change. But the facts are otherwise. Next to the biggest climate conference, Poland is also hosting the biggest coal conference in Warsw. That’s symbolic of the position that Poland has taken in climate negotiations. But Poland is not the only problem. Every developed country is now going back on its past commitments.

Indian Media Clippings

Nitin Sethi,
senior assistant editor, The Hindu, Delhi

Stop this madness

'In the middle of this football field, we must stop moving the goal posts. To anyone outside who continues to deny and ignore the reality that is climate change, I dare them to get off their ivory towers and away from the comfort of their armchairs,’ says Philippines negotiator Yeb Sano as the country braves the Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Climate Change in South Asia: A Book of Activities 2

Without sharing information on climate change in South Asia nothing can be achieved. We share the same resources and face the same problems. This book narrows our focus to take a closer look. 

Price: Rs. 250.00 (US $ 15)

Pages: 52

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Montreal Protocol Meeting

 

Montreal Protocol meeting ends; nations agree to study HFCs further

No decision taken on setting up contact group to formally discuss the refrigerant gases under the international treaty

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Climate science in real world

What we desperately shut our minds to is once again being pronounced ever more clearly: climate change is here; it is already bringing devastating extreme weather events; it will become worse in the years to come. In late September, part 1 of the fifth assessment report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released in Stockholm.

Obama’s grand climate plan doesn’t add up

 President Obama yesterday gave the most important speech on climate change in his tenure so far. In the words of Al Gore, it was the best “by any president ever”. It is a different matter that all the big cable news operators in the US chose to ignore this speech.

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