Climate Talks

Climate Talks

Power behind the scenes at COP19: a visual

November 2013

Want to know why UN climate talks rarely make progress or invest in false solutions like carbon trading. A visual expose of the lobby groups that block and distort progress to address climate change.

Partners in Climate Crime Infographics

November 2013

Why has the UN allowed 13 corporate partners, many deeply responsible for climate change, to sponsor and influence climate talks in Warsaw? An infographic from a series that illustrates TNI/CEO's COP19 guide to corporate lobbying.

 

Corporate capture of UN climate talks

November 2013

TNI and more than 135 groups internationally have condemned Poland and EU for facilitating a corporate takeover of UN climate talks starting 11 October in Warsaw.

COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying

November 2013

At a time when genuine progress towards real climate action is more vital than ever, this guide exposes how the corporations most responsible for climate change have taken over this year’s UN climate talks.

Towards a grand compromise in climate negotiations

Richard Heydarian
November 2012

Could dread at the deadly consequences of climate change force a compromise between Washington and Beijing in the same way fear of nuclear war caused a US-Soviet Union detente?

Praful Bidal on Greenhouse Development Rights

October 2012

Bidwai is a rare analyst.  He writes as a man of the South, but at the same time he can be extremely critical of the South’s negotiating postures.

Durban and the climate change deniers

November 2011

The EU could play a valuable role in preventing another flawed climate deal if it neutralises the US and brings other ditherers on board while starting talks on future obligations for the emerging economies.

Jaitapur draws blood

April 2011

Indian protest against nuclear power plans are answered with violent oppression. The brute force used to counter the public protests only worsens the situation and already has claimed one life.

South Africa: The ANC government’s ‘talk left, walk right’ climate policy

February 2011

South Africa's Green Paper addressing the UN climate talks in Durban is riddled with false solutions and selective information, distracting from genuine answers to the global climate problem.

Climate meet: Can-can or Can-can’t?

December 2010

Progress in Cancun is likely to be modest, slow, and in fits and starts, in large part because of US unwillingness to take responsibility as the world's largest historical emitter of greenhouse gases.