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Chinese grid company to build US power lines

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-21)
  • David Flin

Did you know there was a deal?

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-19)
  • David Flin

Five nations – the , , , and – have announced that there has been a successful deal at on a number of issues.

Last minute deal – with many blank spaces. Maybe.

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-18)
  • David Flin

Denmark’s Prime Minister, Lars Rasmussen, the new COP President, has spoken of “very fruitful” talks, in which he claimed that the USA and China have indicated the possibility that they might be willing to consider making some concessions in order to achieve some sort of deal that will enable the world leaders in Copenhagen to claim the conference to have been a major triumph.

COP President resigns

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-17)
  • David Flin

COP President Connie Hedegaard resigned on 16 December, saying that the arrival of so many heads of state and government has meant that the negotiations should be presided over by someone of equal status.

Copenhagen conference sees slow progress

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-16)
  • David Flin

Two new sections of text have emerged from the conference. The first is a proposal on enhancing financial flows to developing countries, and the second is a new skeleton text of a draft: “Outcome of the work of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Long-Term Cooperative Action Under the Convention.”

Copenhagen conference floundering

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-15)
  • David Flin

Walk-outs, lack of agreements and disputes have marked the Copenhagen Conference to date.

Multi-billion dollar investment for US grid

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-14)
  • David Flin

Tuvalu, new world power

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-11)
  • David Flin

In , the island state of has proposed two major agenda items that have brought about an effective suspension of activities by both the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP) and the Conference of Parties Acting as the Meeting of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP). has insisted on a formal debate at COP and CMP regarding its agenda items.

Ocean Power Technologies moves into profit

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-11)
  • David Flin

G77 blocking target talks at Copenhagen

  • 9 years ago (2009-12-10)
  • David Flin

A series of small but potentially significant disputes is highlighting the lack of progress being made during the first week of the COP-15 negotiations in .