Supporting climate compatible development. Cancun Climate Change Conference - November 2010. The Cancun Agreements The sixteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol took place in Cancun and was hosted by the Government of Mexico.
Also sitting were the thirty-third sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), the fifteenth session of the Ad hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP), and the thirteenth session of the Ad hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA).
Zai in Sahel region. A traditional farming practice to face desertification and climate change. In the West Sahel Region, particularly in Burkina Faso (former Alto Volta), Mali and Niger local cultivation techniques used by farmers for centuries have been adapted to the new climate conditions.
Sahelian farmers dig holes called Zai with dimensions varying with the type of soil. Pits are dug during the dry season from November until May and the number of Zai pits per hectare varies from 12,000 to 25,000. (The number of zai per hectare and their dimensions determine how much water they harvest. The bigger the number and the smaller their size, the less water they each harvest.) After digging the pits, composted organic matter is added and after the first rainfall, the matter is covered with a thin layer of soil and the seeds placed in the middle of the pit. Water. Durban Climate Change Conference - November 2011. The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Durban 2011, delivered a breakthrough on the international community's response to climate change.
In the second largest meeting of its kind, the negotiations advanced, in a balanced fashion, the implementation of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, the Bali Action Plan, and the Cancun Agreements. The outcomes included a decision by Parties to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change as soon as possible, and no later than 2015. The President of COP17/CMP7 Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said: "What we have achieved in Durban will play a central role in saving tomorrow, today. " The Durban Conference comprised: Rio de Janeiro to set up carbon trading exchange. * Rio to set up carbon credit exchange on Tuesday * To trade carbon, other pollutants to meet Rio targets * Trading likely to begin in 2013 By Peter Murphy.
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In principle, only participants in a specific expert meeting or project under the TFI have access to the forum relevant to that topic. The former EDG was established in January 2000 and used until June 2005. Environmental Law & Climate Change Community. Environmental and Energy Study Institute-EESI - Climate Change News. IPCC Working Group II Report Released, Saying Climate Change Will Be Overwhelming and Ubiquitous On March 31, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that widespread climate change impacts have already begun and are expected to get worse, according to updated data in the Fifth Assessment Report released this week.
The impacts include heat waves, droughts, floods and wildfires, which will affect impoverished peoples and nations disproportionately. The report notes that no one will be unaffected by future climate change, which is expected to threaten economic growth and global security. Natural Disasters. Les climats-sceptiques.