Welcome to Tck’s COP17 File Center. Here we will be sharing important files for use during the UN Conference of Parties in Durban, South Africa. Files types include media kits, Word, PDF & Excel docs, media assets, and our shared calendar.
What happened at COP17?
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Calendar & Files
OneClimate LIVE in Durban
Our partners at OneClimate are broadcasting live at COP17 everyday from 3pm to 6pm local time. Watch their livestream at OneClimate.net/Durban and read their live blog with up-to-the-minute updates from inside the negotiations.
Nearly 50% of countries surveyed have improved their climate accountability since the Copenhagen summit. >> UNEP... Read more »
Six countries – Germany, Poland and Switzerland – are in competition, along with Mexico, Namibia and the Republic of Korea, to host the Green Climate Fund. This issue should be settled this week, during the meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund, held from 18 October ... Read more »
Speaking at a climate communication event hosted by the TckTckTck campaign, Yvo De Boer called for clarity on the goals of the international talks, which resume in Doha on November 26, arguing that without this world leaders and the general public would continue to lose interest ... Read more »
Nine months on from what was billed as an ‘historic’ Durban Platform agreement, the UN climate change talks look in danger of sliding backwards again. If COP17 saw the world take a tentative step towards a legally binding global emissions deal, the Bonn round of negotiations ... Read more »
Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Monday that global warming will accelerate at a dramatic rate unless leaders reach a deal on limiting greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible.... Read more »
In an effort to acknowledge increasing momentum for stronger local, regional and national action on climate change, the UNFCCC Secretariat created 'Momentum for Change'. Their goal is simple: highlight the positive actions people are taking to mitigate or adapt to climate change,... Read more »
Watching the climate negotiations in Bonn last week, I had an unsettling sense of déjà vu. Large conference room, familiar faces, and the same basic conundrums that derailed Copenhagen, complicated Cancun, and got papered over in Durban. Let's face it, the climate negotiations ... Read more »
Marking the mid-way point between COP17 in Durban and COP18 in Doha next week, the climate talks taking place in Bonn over the next fortnight are a much more low-key affair. Youth groups around the world are again ensuring their voices are heard within the process – by performi... Read more »
Farming must intensify sustainably, cut waste and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from farms, it says. The Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Changespent more than a year assessing evidence from scientists and policymakers.... Read more »
Former president Mohamed Nasheed, who resigned last month in what he claimed was a de facto coup, warns the country will now find it difficult to make its voice heard on the global stage... Read more »