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Dossier: Paris Climate Change Conference - 30 Nov-11 Dec 2015

The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties of United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change is taking place from 30 November to 11 December 2015 in Paris, France.  Delegates from the Heinrich Boell Stiftung Offices worldwide and their partners are represented in the CoP 21. The Heinrich Boell Stiftung, MENA Beirut office has supported journalists from the region to travel and report on the conference from Paris.

The following web-dossier includes written and audio-visual media coverage of the Paris Climate Change Conference from delegates and journalists in English, French and Arabic.

Lima defers differences over climate change obligations to Paris

After an extension of almost 30 hours beyond the officially scheduled time, approximately 190 nations at the UN-administered climate change negotiations in Peru finally agreed on their future pledges to reduce emissions of climate-warming gases in order to limit the greenhouse effect. However, these pledges remain less than the minimum required to stop the two-degree rise in the average global temperature, which would create radical changes in lifestyle and effect our ability to adapt to the resulting climate change.

By Bassam Al Kantar

Dossier: Lima Climate Change Conference - 1-12 December 2014

The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties of United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change is taking place from 1 to 12 December 2014 in Lima, Peru. Delegates from the Heinrich Boell Stiftung Offices worldwide and their partners are represented in the CoP 20. The Heinrich Boell Stiftung, MENA Beirut office has supported journalists from the region to travel and report on the conference from Lima.

The following web-dossier includes articles on the Lima Climate Change Conference from delegates and journalists in English, French and Arabic

L’Amérique latine déploie ses mille couleurs pour le climat

Lima Climate Change Conference: Lebanese journalist Suzanne Baaklini reports on the thousands of activists from different countries demonstrating through the streets of Lima while negotiations are continuing slowly few kilometers away. Article in French.

By Suzanne Baaklini

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