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    The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015
    This report explores the relationship between the level of ambition in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the level of ambition in the global climate agreement, due to be agreed in December 2015 at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC COP21) in Paris.
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    The G77 and China in the climate change negotiations: a leaky umbrella?

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2014
    From its origins in 1964,the Group of 77 (G77) has evolved in both its composition and agenda focus. From the initial 77 countries that made the first Joint Declaration at the conclusion of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) the membership has grown to over 130 member states representing the geo-political South.
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    South Africa and the Durban climate change negotiations: the role of business

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
    Business engagements in COP 17 were informed by past, present and future predictions with regard to movements in the climate negotiations space. The call to have business involved in climate change negotiations can be traced to the G8 Gleneagles Summit of 2005. The G8 Summit drew up the Gleneagles Plan of Action on Climate Change, Clean Energy and Sustainable Development.
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    COP 17 and civil society: the centre did not hold

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
    Given the stakes surrounding COP 17, following on from two previous failed summits in Cancún (2010) and Copenhagen (2009), and with high expectations for a more ‘just’ outcome, civil society in South Africa (in alliance with global civil society) was under significant pressure to generate a bold and powerful alternative vision through a civil society platform, influence the n
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    In the shadow of previous COPS: COP17’s mixed bag of outcomes

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
    Depending on perceptions, South Africa either had the enviable or the unpleasant task of organising, hosting and ensuring a credible outcome for the 17 th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP).
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    What future for BASIC? The emerging powers dimension in the international politics of climate change negotiations

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
    In Copenhagen 2009, the UNFCCC climate negotiations saw the rise of the emerging powers of Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) as they assumed a leading role in realizing the final outcome in the shape of the Copenhagen Accord.
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    The Africa Group and climate change negotiations: from Durban to Doha

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2012
    The Africa Group is the only regional grouping serving as a negotiating bloc in climate change negotiations. Since its creation, it has been vocal in lobbying for greater action
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    REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies

    World Rainforest Movement, 2015
    The complexity of REDD initiatives from another perspective.
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    Greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for international shipping

    Öko-Institut e.V. - Institute for Applied Ecology, 2015
    The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests that in 2050 global greenhouse gas emissions need to be 40 to 70% below their 2010 levels in order to prevent a global temperature increase of more than 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels.
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    Second National Communication of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

    Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tabago, 2013
    This Second National Communication of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago focuses on the compilation and analysis of the National Inventory of greenhouse gases (GHGs), vulnerability and adaptation studies, mitigation options as well as on recommendations with respect to proper data collection and sharing, technology needs, capacity building, research and development constraints and challenges.

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