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COP15 Dispatch: Will Developed Countries Pay Their Due?

CrispinGregoireOn Friday, at the UN Climate Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Deputy Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) Crispin S. Gregoire from Dominica announced the release of draft amendments to the Kyoto Protocol. The draft, which advances the Tuvalu Proposal, seeks to stimulate negotiation toward adoption of a complimentary treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. The amendments re-allocate responsibilities for addressing climate change to match their contributions to the crisis. Continue reading

COP15 Dispatch: Tuvalu Insists!

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ConnieHedegaardFrom the floor of the UN Climate Conference deliberations in Copenhagen, Sea Change Radio Climate Correspondent Cimbria Badenhausen recorded this heated exchange between COP15 President Connie Hedegaard of Denmark and Tuvalu Delegate Ian Fry over whether to immediately consider the Tuvalu Proposal to amend the Kyoto Protocol.  Give it a listen.

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