UNFCCC climate negotiations, Copenhagen: December 7-18, 2009
After 48 hours continuous negotiations, the COP15 is concluded with a 'Copenhagen Accord' (PDF). With international backing for 2 degrees celcius, the Accord kick starts global action on climate change.
Find out what happened in the final hours of negotiations.
Timeline: The road to Copenhagen
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Daily round up
Friday 18 December
Thursday 17 December
- Wednesday 16 December
- Tuesday 15 December
- Monday 14 December
- Saturday 12 December
- Friday 11 December
- Thursday 10 December
- Wednesday 9 December
- Tuesday 8 December
- Monday 7 December
On today's agenda
Act on Copenhagen bloggers
Introductory guide to negotiations
Quote of the day
'In these few days in Copenhagen, which will be blessed or blamed for generations to come, we cannot permit the politics of narrow interest to prevent a policy for human survival.' Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Twitter feed - DECC
DECCgovuk: @treenl These pages also give more info on low carbon businesses, http://bit.ly/d1TMEN & http://bit.ly/9hFFfO @JohnyMoz @thecarbontrust
DECCgovuk: Now in a period of restricted activity & will only make factual updates as necessary to website and social media until after #ukelection
DECCgovuk: @nommo Hi, regional domestic electricity price stats are at http://bit.ly/9KtXlF - these are annual figs.
DECCgovuk: CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme and Feed in tariffs (FITs) go live today - more info, user guide & video case studies at www.decc.gov.uk
DECCgovuk: Dr Helen Mounsey reappointed as chair of the Coal Authority http://tinyurl.com/ycggwl5