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FEATURE: Cancun to Durban via Bonn

IIED's Saleemul Huq reports back from the UNFCCC talks in Bonn, Germany. Read what he has to say about the progress of the talks, and his prediction for the forthcoming CoP17 conference in Durban, South Africa. [more...]

Bangladesh battles in the frontline against climate change

FEATURE: Baby steps on climate cooperation bring small victories, but not enough to stave off climate-related suffering

The prospects for securing an ambitious, inclusive global climate deal any time in the next two to three years are weak, and the subsequent prospects for grave climate change impacts on the world’s poorest people are a cause for deep concern. That is the message from the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) on the closure of the latest UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany. [more...]

BASIC leaders at CoP 15 - photo courtesy of IISD/Earth Negotiations Bulletin

OPINION: Deadlock likely at Bonn climate talks

With the BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) and the G8 lining up on opposite sides of the fence, the prospects aren't good for progress on United Nations climate talks, when nations meet in Bonn this week. [more...]