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FEATURE: CDKN live commentary from COP21, Paris (week two)

On this live blog, CDKN delegates to COP21 will be sharing their commentary on the numerous side events in which we are involved (see our event programme here) - as well as updating you on the positions of the most climate-vulnerable countries, whose negotiating groups we are offering technical support. [more...]

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FEATURE: Vulnerable countries’ concerns come to the fore

It was a mixed first week at COP21: negotiations were tense and slow-moving and this challenged the positive mood generated by notable financial pledges and Heads of States' visit to Paris to open the summit. Amid all this activity, CDKN’s Sam Unsworth takes stock, unpacks some of the action on the side lines and explains why there’s still cause to be cautiously optimistic that a robust and ambitious deal may be reached. [more...]