Member states of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) agreed on a Resolution on technology cooperation, which was delaying the implementation of standards to improve the energy efficiency of new ships. The resolution had been in discussion ... Marine Link, 2 days ago
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United Nations negotiations to contain emissions from planes and ships recommence in Montreal and London this week, with hopes for a global climate change deal in 2015 resting on these two sectors. OnlyChina, USA, India and Russia emit more ...Responding to Climate Change, 6 days ago
As countries have begun to discuss their vision of a 2015 climate agreement, the issue of the responsibility of each has emerged as one of the hottest elements of the negotiations. The views of different negotiating actors are spread over a wide ...Responding to Climate Change, 1 week ago
Who will take the lead in mitigation? Will developed countries, with their historical responsibility, take the lead? Or, will it fall on emerging economies on whom there is considerable pressure already? As it stands now, for the developed world, mitigation ...Down to Earth, 2 weeks ago
The United Nations climate negotiations in Bonn are more of the same and we are running out of time. Everybody recognizes that there is a gap, but there are no concrete proposals to solve the gap. Most delegations prefer not to put a number on the ...Responding to Climate Change, 2 weeks ago
Who is the most responsible for the world hurtling beyond 400 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere? For many it is straightforward. The USA is out on its own in terms of historical CO2 emissions. Data from the US Department of Energy's Carbon ...Responding to Climate Change, 2 weeks ago
As the discussion within the IMO moves from technical and operational measures to Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Market Based Measures (MBM), the issue of technology transfer is expected to take centre stage. Any new deal on the ...RINA, 2 weeks ago
TWN Info Service on UN Sustainable Development (Apr13/05) Third World Network An earlier version was published in SUNS #7573 Thursday 25 April 2013 New Delhi, 24 April (Ranja Sengupta) Substantive work on formulating sustainable development goals ...Third World Network, 3 weeks ago
-8 has underscored the gaps and failures in global economic governance, and that developing countries be equitably represented in international financial institutions (IFIs) and have an increasing voice in global economic governance. "The current ...Third World Network, 1 month ago
Overview: Agriculture and the climate change challenge Agriculture plays a central role in providing global food security and ensuring rural livelihoods for two-thirds of the developing world and 40 percent of the world's population; it is ...Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy, 1 month ago
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