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Bonn News Updates and Climate Briefings (June 2009)

Publisher: TWN (ISBN: 978-967-5412-02-8)

Year: 2009   No. of pages: 112

ABOUT THE BOOK

This is a collection of the 22 News Updates and three Briefing Papers prepared by the Third World Network for and during the United Nations Climate Change Talks in Bonn, Germany, from 1-12 June 2009.

Contents

BONN NEWS UPDATES

1    North Proposes South's Commitments in New Climate Treaties                       

2    Rocky Road Ahead at Bonn Climate Talks                 

3    Third World Network Intervention at the AWG-LCA Plenary (1 June 2009)                          

4    Need for More Balance in Negotiating Text - Say Developing Countries                   

5    A Shaky Start to Talks on Kyoto Protocol's Future Emission Cuts     

6    Proposals Outside Remit of Convention Must Be Rejected - Say Developing Countries                     

7    Repay the Climate Debt: A Just and Effective Outcome for Copenhagen                  

8    Lively Debate on Historical Responsibility in AWG-KP Contact Group on "Numbers"           

9    Developing Countries Call for Historical Responsibility as Basis for Copenhagen Outcome                

10   Divergence Over Financial Issues              

11   Will Process Issues Determine the Copenhagen Outcome?              

12   Focus on Concrete Actions on Adaptation - Say Developing Countries          

13   Wide North-South Divide Over IPRs and Climate Technologies                   

14   Developed Countries Must Adopt Legally Binding Commitments on Emission Reductions                  

15   Developing Countries Call for No Patents on Climate-friendly Technologies              

16   Developing Countries Pushed to Take on New Obligations               

17   Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications Reconstituted

      With Limitations                

18   Implementation of North's Climate Commitments Key for Equitable Outcome            

19   Wide-ranging Views Over 'Shared Vision' to Address Climate Change                      

     

20   Widespread Disappointment Over Weak GHG Emission Reduction Pledges by Annex I Parties          

21   Intervention by Third World Network at the Closing Plenary of the Ad Hoc                                        Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the

      Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) on 12 June            

22     Discussions on "Potential Consequences" See Little Progress    

CLIMATE BRIEFINGS FOR BONN

1    Historical Responsibility and Equity: The Key to a Fair and Effective Outcome in Copenhagen

2    Climate Debt: A Primer      

3    Patenting Trends in Climate-related Technologies                 

Price

US$12.00 for First World Countries

US$10.00 for Third World Countries

RM14.00 for Malaysia

Prices are inclusive of postage costs by airmail.

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