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: @profnano Details in due course. Yesterday specified £34m cuts from green tech.Still spending £120m+ this year + Green Investment Bank spend
DECCgovuk: New Energy Bill announced in Queen's Speech - www.decc.gov.uk
DECCgovuk: @nicklow28 @profnano @mark_elton - we're working within DECC and with our NDPBs to identify the specific cuts within the areas announced
DECCgovuk: Responsibilities of DECC's ministerial team have just been announced http://tinyurl.com/36hmtah
DECCgovuk: RT @foreignoffice: Interested in #nuclear issues? Interact with our map of the debate here: http://ht.ly/1P2A8 #npt #nukes