Posts tagged #unfccc

Natalie Jones: COP19 in 5 photos: the halfway point

We're at the end of the first week here at COP19, and there's one week to go. So much has been packed into this week - but here are some of the highlights, or at least those I've managed to photograph. Things I wish I had a photo of: a walkout, an inflatable dinosaur, a 7-hour-long youth meeting (don't ask, just, don't), and the incredible vegan burger I ate yesterday.

Posted on November 18, 2013 and filed under UN Climate Talks 2013.

Natalie Jones: Earthquake Recovery Minister denies climate science: what does this mean for the Christchurch rebuild?

I’m here in Warsaw at the annual UN climate talks – part of what are, perhaps, the most crucial negotiations for the future of our planet. However, to my surprise, New Zealand are not covering the talks at all.

Natalie Jones: Warsaw: The nature of the problem

I’ve just survived my first day at COP 19! To avoid total confusion, I thought I’d ask the simple question: what are negotiators hoping to achieve in Warsaw? Unsurprisingly, it turns out that this is actually not such a simple question. To get to the answer, we need to go a short way back into the history of the UNFCCC (don’t worry though, I won’t subject you to too many acronyms), and also to look at what science tells us.

Posted on November 12, 2013 and filed under UN Climate Talks 2013.