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Some urgent things you may need to know about COP 15

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COP 15 is UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen
(You can write Co2penhagen or Hopenhagen 😀 )

From Dec 7-18, 2009

Danish capital Copenhagen
at Bella Center

Attract up to 15,000 delegates including head of state

5 crucial issues:
– a new treaty to replace the Kyoto
Protocol, which expires in 2012
– climate financing
– mitigation
– adaptation
– technology transfer.

Key issues:
The aim is to replace Kyoto Protocol
1. Emission reduction for developed/industrialised countries
2. Emission reduction pledges of developing countries
3 financial and technological support for developing countries to engage in reducing emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate
4 effective institutional framework with governance structures to address the climate-change financial needs of developing countries

Key players, based on 2007 carbon dioxide emissions frm fossil fuels, in miilion tonnes:
China: 1802
US: 1586
EU: 1037
India: 430
Japan: 338

(Indonesia is considered as the third emitters country but it is grouped under developing countries, above are developed/industrialized countries)

COP-13 : 13th session of the COP held in Bali 2007 (Bali Road Map)

Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012 requires developed nations to cut GHG emissions by about 5 % frm 1990 levels to help slow GW.

UNFCCC : UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

GHG : greenhouse gas
COP (Conference of the Parties)


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