COP19 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on COP19


Paris climate deal bound to fail with current commitments

Dec 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the current emission reduction targets set us on a pathway to 2.7-3.1 degrees Celsius, the report illustrates the urgent need for country leaders to step up their efforts to reach the targets set in the Paris climate agreement

Conférence des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques - COP21 (Paris, Le Bourget)

End of UN climate talks breaks fast for PH envoy

Nov 24, 2013 - 9:06 AM

Saño on his fast: this is nothing compared to the suffering that my people in the hardest hit areas of Typhoon Haiyan are suffering right now

PROTEST IN WARSAW. In this photo, the Philippines' head negotiator Naderev Sano (center) and supporters hold banners while attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 19 on November 19, 2013 in Warsaw. Photo by AFP/Janek Skarzynski

Key points of the Warsaw consensus

Nov 24, 2013 - 8:35 AM

Here are the main points of the agreement on cornerstone elements for the road to a new 2015 deal to curb global warming

WARSAW MEET. Participants attend a meeting at the UN Climate Change Conference COP19/CMP9 in Warsaw, Poland, 23 November 2013. EPA/Rafal Guz

Fraught UN talks reach climate deal consensus

Nov 24, 2013 - 1:03 AM

Observers and climate vulnerable nations said there was not much to be happy about

United in Warsaw

Nov 21, 2013 - 1:48 PM

The Philippines recognizes the role it has to play in mitigating climate change but it can only effectively do so if there will be enough support from developed countries

Polish environment minister sacked as he chairs UN climate talks

Nov 21, 2013 - 9:43 AM

Marcin Korolec was one of seven cabinet ministers replaced by Prime Minister Donald Tusk at a time when his center right government is battling low popularity

SACKED. Polish Environment Minister Marcin Korolec attend for the official opening of the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, 11 November 2013. EPA/Radek Pietruszka

#COP19: Negotiating on who is to live and who is to die?

Nov 20, 2013 - 9:34 PM

[If] several developed countries cannot meet their commitments Shifting mitigation responsibilities to developing countries will not solve the problem