A short day-by-day summary of COP19 from the perspective of environmental groups as reported by Climate Mosaic. Click on the links to find out more.
Day 1 – The commitment of the Philippine delegate to fast during the talks at COP19 . . . to dramatize the need to have concrete results from this Conference.
Day 2 –Poland’s decision to host the Coal and Climate Summit at the same time as COP19 is criticized. Coal contributes more GHG emissions than any other fossil fuel.
Day 3 – Contrary to the views of certain climate change sceptics, adaptation is not a sufficient policy. Steps must be taken to mitigate CO2 emissions NOW! A preview of the anticipated Adaptation Report that will be delivered by the IPCC Scientific Commission next near.