Global Warming Updates December 07-09,2012

Climate Changes Updates 7-9 December

1.     Greenland Ice Sheet Carries Evidence of Increased Atmospheric Acidity

2.     NASA’s Van Allen Probes Reveal New Dynamics of Earth’s Radiation Belts

3.     Haymeadows Are Good for the Environment Say Researchers

4.     Kyoto Protocol extended in Doha, but doubts over short term climate ambition

5.     Doha climate deal: EU, USA, Russia, Brazil, Africa & Pacific Island reaction

6.     Greenpeace, WWF, Oxfam & Climate Action International reax to Doha deal

7.     UN climate talks: Why is loss and damage so controversial?

8.     Clock ticking for UN climate talks as tempers fray in Doha

9.     Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain & UAE make mysterious climate pledge

10.                        UN climate talks: Why is loss and damage so controversial?

11.                        COP18 Live: Latest news from Day 12 of Doha climate summit

12.                        COP18 Live: Latest news from Day 11 of Doha climate summit

13.                        Better Science to Hone Climate Change Warnings

14.                        Doha climate talks throw lifeline to Kyoto Protocol;_ylt=Ai5sabYtK9XncaRkJOCRbjy1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQxNTVvc2o2BG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwMxYWQ4MGQ4Zi0xOGNlLTNmNTgtOTQ0NS1mZTcyYWJiYTdkZGYEcG9zAzEzBHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzYzYjdhYjcwLTQxZGYtMTFlMi1iNzhkLTIyMDNlMmFlMjViYg–;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3

15.                        Doha climate talks end with a whimper

16.                        Can science save us?

17.                        Doha climate talks head for failure on rich, poor divide
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18.                        Five degrees hotter?

19.                        Powerful quake shakes buildings in Japan

20.                        Searing heat, then a gusty change

21.                        Green groups warn of Doha failure as aid pledges fall short
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22.                        Climate Change Update: Reports Show Growing Risks

23.                        UK and Germany launch new fund to help poor nations cut emissions

24.                        Doha 2012: Ed Davey agrees to ‘modest’ climate deal costing Britain billions

25.                        The climate talks bring pain, not gain

26.                        Doha: climate change talks end with compensation deal for poor nations that could cost billions

27.                        Climate change deal agreed at Doha talks

28.                        Doha: Climate change deal limping towards ‘disappointing’ conclusion

29.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Doha climate conference opens gateway to greater ambition and action on climate change

  1. Decisions adopted by COP 18 and CMP 8


COP 18 CMP 8
Agreed outcome pursuant to the Bali Action Plan (216 kB) Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol pursuant to its Article 3, paragraph 9
Advancing the Durban Platform (63 kB) Addressing the Implications of decisions -2/CMP.7 to -5/CMP.7 on the previous decisions on methodological issues related to the Kyoto Protocol including those relating to Articles 5, 7 and 8 of the Kyoto Protocol
Work programme on long-term finance (22 kB) Report of the Adaptation Fund Board (98 kB)
Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (64 kB) Initial review of the Adaptation Fund (105 kB)
Report of the Green Climate Fund (76 kB) Guidance relating to the clean development mechanism (105 kB)
Arrangements between the COP and the Green Climate Fund (18 kB) Guidance relating to joint implementation (77 kB)
Review of the financial mechanism (20 kB) Supplementary information incorporated in national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol and submitted in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 2, of the Kyoto Protocol (90 kB)
Report of the GEF and additional guidance to the GEF (24 kB) Methodology for the collection of international transaction log fees in the biennium 2014-2015 (96 kB)
Further guidance to the Least Developed Countries Fund (97 kB) Proposal from Kazakhstan to amend Annex B to the Kyoto Protocol (20 kB)
Work of the Adaptation Committee (21 kB) Capacity-building under the Kyoto Protocol for developing countries (92 kB)
Approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change to enhance adaptive capacity (219 kB) Capacity-building under the Kyoto Protocol for countries with economies in transition (27 kB)
National Adaptation Plans (97 kB) Report of the Compliance Committee (96 kB)
Report of the Technology Executive Committee (90 kB) Administrative, financial and institutional matters (104 kB)
Arrangements to make the Climate Technology Centre and Network fully operational (157 kB)  
Doha work programme on Article 6 of the Convention (157 kB)  
Prototype of the registry (100 kB)  
Composition, modalities and procedures of the team of technical experts under international consultations and analysis (125 kB)  
Work of the Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (134 kB)  
Common tabular format for the “UNFCCC biennial reporting guidelines for developed country Parties” (CTF) (348 kB)  
Fifth national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (88 kB)  
Capacity-building under the Convention for countries with economies in transition (31 kB)  
Activities implemented jointly under the pilot phase (21 kB)  
Promoting gender balance and improving the participation of women in UNFCCC negotiations and in the representation of Parties in bodies established pursuant to the Convention or the Kyoto Protocol (103 kB)  
Draft decision on economic diversification initiative (61 kB)  
Administrative, financial and institutional matters (118 kB)  
Dates and venues of future sessions (105 kB)  
Resolution adopted by COP 18 and CMP 8
Expression of gratitude to the Government of the State of Qatar and the people of the city of Doha (94 kB)


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