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Scientific perspectives after Copenhagen
In this side event, the paper “scientific considerations of the Copenhagen Accord” will be presented. This paper is an assessment of the scientific implications of the CA and provides an update of the most recent scientific evidence of direct relevance to the mitigation targets specified in the CA.
Tom Dauwe
+32 14 335977
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 
flyer [615 kb]
document [731 kb]
Catalyzing a low-carbon economy with transnational corporations and foreign direct investment
Foreign direct investment can play an important role in jump-starting low-carbon economic development. To take advantage of its benefits, a strong framework is required across a number of policy areas. This side event reveals the findings of UNCTAD's latest World Investment Report on this issue.
Guoyong Liang
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
+41 22 9174875
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 
Program: Catalyzing a Low-carbon Economy with International Investment [78 kb]
WIR 2010 Key Messages "Investing in a Low-carbon Economy" [426 kb]
Rural energy at the core of the climate solution
Growing energy consumption in rural areas of the developing world will be a major contributor to GHG emissions in the future. Promoting rural renewable energy and energy efficiency technology, along with financing and policy support mechanisms, will be vital to mitigation and development efforts.
Douglas Whitehead
Global Environmental Institute (GEI)
+86 10 67083192
Mon, 04 Oct 2010   
The impacts of climate change on China – civil society responses
Climate change is already impacting on China in form of extreme weather events, flooding, desertification or glacier melting. The side event will introduce how Chinese NGOs respond to these challenges and support local communities and indigenous people in adapting to climate change.
Ya Tang
+0 86 1388092183
Mon, 04 Oct 2010   
An assessment of the state of the climate negotiations
The side event will discuss the state of play of the climate negotiations in Tianjin in the run up to Cancun. The speakers will include negotiators from developing countries as well as speakers from civil society organisations from the South.
Yvonne Miller Berlie
Third World Network (TWN)
+41 78 8929203
Tue, 05 Oct 2010   
Migration and displacement: Policy gaps and options for adaptation (with CCEMA,
Delegates and experts discuss findings on climate change and migration in Bangladesh, Mexico, and Senegal. Panel addresses policy gaps and options to address human migration and displacement in a UNFCCC adaptation framework. Ideas for policy and institutional frameworks to help vulnerable people and countries.
Koko Warner
United Nations University (UNU)
+49 228 8150249
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Institutional & governance needs related to environmental change and human migration [1 Mb]
Climate Change, Migration and Adaptation [961 kb]
Climate Change and Migration: Key issues for legal protection of migrants and displaced persons [1 Mb]
Climate Change, Agricultural Development, and Migration [1016 kb]
Migration, the Environment and Climate Change: Assessing the Evidence [934 kb]
Developing adequate humanitarian responses [1 Mb]
Climate Change, Migration and Conflict: Receiving Communities under Pressure? [1 Mb]
Climate change and migration: GMF study team findings (Sept 2010) [858 kb]
Presentation of of Climate change and migration study team findings by Koko Warner [190 kb]
UNU side event program [793 kb]
Global methane fund: A new rapid financing mechanism to reduce methane
Methane abatement is one of the few tools that meet both near- and long-term climate goals. The Methane Blue Ribbon Panel, UN Foundation, Chinese and other partners will outline plans to launch a Global Methane Fund to decrease actual levels of methane by 2020.
Pam Pearson
Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
+1 802 4880991
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
GMF Program [42 kb]
Low-carbon development in China: Energy-efficiency and smart transportation
How will China reach its goal of reducing energy intensity by 40%-45% from 2005 levels by 2020? Through low-carbon transportation policies and technologies and standardized measuring, reporting and verification of GHG emissions. This panel focuses bottom up solutions to climate change.
Lucia Green-Weiskel
Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET)
+1 917 2878297
Tue, 05 Oct 2010   
Successful partnering in climate change technology transfer: How to innovate and disseminate?
The purpose of the side meeting is to highlight the role of innovation and diffusion of technologies to address climate change. We will showcase success stories where Asian, European and US companies have worked cooperatively with governments and companies in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Joe Bradley
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
+41 79 2480133
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Alstom presentation [2 Mb]
GEF presentation [287 kb]
SIEMENS presentation [200 kb]
China's policies and actions on climate change
To present China's policies and actions on combating climate change, as well as challenges ahead.
Hairan Gao
+86 10 68501567
Tue, 05 Oct 2010   
Closing the gaps and loopholes in REDD and LULUCF
The current REDD and LULUCF proposals will fail to keep natural terrestrial ecosystems intact and their carbon out of the atmosphere.The Ecosystems Climate Alliance proposes what Cancun must deliver on comprehensive accounting, governance, implementation and monitoring of safeguards and reducing timber demand.
Davyth Stewart
Global Witness Limited
+44 7912 517147
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Demand Side measures [1 Mb]
REDD+ Safeguards [213 kb]
Wetlands Management [3 Mb]
Carbon markets: a reliable and practical source of climate finance?
The UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing assumes that developing countries must rely on carbon markets. The panel reviews public finance mechanisms; market and environmental integrity in carbon trading; and consequences for sustainable agriculture.
Eleonore Wesserle
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
+1 612 8703425
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Paper: The New Climate Debt [80 kb]
Paper: Speculating on Carbon [479 kb]
Paper: Trusting in Dark (Carbon) Markets [558 kb]
CSO sign-on letter to AGF [367 kb]
Jim Harkness presentation [233 kb]
BASIC countries racing to the future
An opportunity to listen to the views of BASIC country NGOs.
Manish Joshi
Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA)
+44 787 9423340
Tue, 05 Oct 2010   
LULUCF: from problem to solution
Climate Action Network International will explore how rules for land use change and forestry can truly deliver for the climate.
Melanie Coath
BirdLife International (BL)
+44 1767 693046
Tue, 05 Oct 2010   
Assessing the adaptive effect of proposed adaptation projects/programs
We discuss how to quantify the adaptive effect(s) of proposed projects, based on recently launched research for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The aim is to provide valuable input for adaptation practitioners and policy makers shaping the rules of the relevant funds under the UNFCCC.
Björn Dransfeld
+49 176 72856437
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Side Event Programme [39 kb]
Measuring adaptation: theoretical considerations regarding appropriate indicators - Michaelowa [125 kb]
Insurance-related tools: Risk management approaches to support decision making about effective adaptation interventions - Warner [3 Mb]
Vulnerability as a criteria for allocating global adaptation funding to developing countries: Some considerations - Chandani [149 kb]
Adaptation Fund: accreditation process and project cycle
The Adaptation Fund has become operational, and receives project proposals from eligible Non-Annex I Parties. The Fund offers to Parties the groundbreaking direct access path, along with conventional access through multilateral agencies. Representatives introduce access to the Fund, and project cycle.
Mikko Ollikainen
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
+1 202 4588912
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 
Adaptation Fund presentation [511 kb]
Biennial national communications: possible scope and content
The need for biennial reporting of climate-related data and information was outlined in the Copenhagen Accord, and has been reinforced since – both for Annex I and non-Annex I countries. This side event will present and discuss options for the content of future National Communications.
Malika Idtaleb
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
+33 1 45249658
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Side event PPT Presentation [325 kb]
Progress report on IMO works on control of GHG emission from international shipping
IMO will present the progress made by the sixty-first session of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (27 September - 1 October) on mandatory technical and operational reduction measures, as well as on further consideration and development of market-based measures, for international shipping.
Lucy Essuman
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
+44 207 4634210
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Full report of the work undertaken by the Expert Group on Feasibility Study and Impact Assessment of possible Market-based Measures [2 Mb]
Corrigendum to MEPC 61/INF.2 [25 kb]
Facts and figures [1 Mb]
Link to second GHG Study 2009 [24 kb]
Agenda [351 kb]
IMO Note to AWG-LCA [350 kb]
IMO Presentation [2 Mb]
Key countries taking action to reduce emissions: Detailed look at China and other countries
Countries taking real actions to reduce their emissions and providing clear information on their progress toward their commitments are critical elements of the international response. New reports will be released on what China and other countries are doing to reduce emissions.
Jake Schmidt
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
+1 202 2892388
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Putting it into Perspective: China's Carbon Intensity Target [1 Mb]
China's Renewable Energy Legal Framework [572 kb]
Primer on Strong Smart Grid in China and US [357 kb]
Finamore presentation - China's actions to address climate change [1 Mb]
Scherr presentation - Action in India on climate change [1 Mb]
Schmidt - Moving from talk to action [541 kb]
Lin - China renewable energy and grid policy [412 kb]
Lewis - Renewable energy development trends in China [1 Mb]
The relevance of the UNFCCC
This session will explore various global institutional and policy options that will ensure the relevance of the UNFCCC given the currently fragmented state of the climate markets.
Leticia Labre
Climate Markets and Investment Association Limited (CMIA)
+44 7814 533661
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
CMIA presentation on standardized baselines [139 kb]
CMIA submission to SBSTA regarding standardised baselines [193 kb]
China's perspectives on the global carbon market
Top officials from the National Development Reform Commission of China and the CDM Executive Board join representatives of CREIA, EDF, ERI and China’s environmental exchanges to offer insights on China’s climate target, policy outlook and prospects for domestic and the global carbon markets.
Dan Anderson
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
+1 202 5723301
Wed, 06 Oct 2010   
Toward a transformative fast-start finance package: Implications for contributors and recipients
E3G will discuss its new report on climate finance in the run up to Cancun. It provides recommendations for donor countries, recipients, multilateral development banks and the private sector.
Meera Shah
Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G)
+44 207 2349880
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Powerpoint presentation, UNFCCC Tianjin -Toward a Transformative Fast-Start Finance Package [51 kb]
CAN-International's Cancun package
Following up on our popular side event in June, CAN-International members will present views on outcomes that are both ambitious and achievable in Cancun this year.
David Turnbull
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
+45 0 28722944
Wed, 06 Oct 2010   
ICC perspectives on a post-2012 technology mechanism – supporting innovation and dissemination
Will provide business recommendations for post-2012 technology institutions that capitalize on business knowhow and commercial transactions, discuss options that strengthen enabling frameworks and markets for necessary technologies to address mitigation and adaptation needs in developing countries.
Carlos Busquets
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
+33 1 49532975
Wed, 06 Oct 2010   
The need for avenues for redress and complaint for indigenous peoples and local communities under REDD+
The side event will discuss one of the key challenges in REDD+; to ensure that measures taken in the readyness and implementation phase do not undermine the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities depending on forests.
Siri Damman
Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN)
+47 23 109529
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Charles McNeill, UN REDD Programme: Update on efforts to understand and implement Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and to establish recourse mechanisms for REDD+ [425 kb]
Steve Porter, CIEL: Do existing avenues for complaint provide effective protection for those whose rights may be undermined by REDD? [88 kb]
Davyth Stewart, Global Witness: The need for transparency in the forest sector supported by independent monitoring, reporting and verification of REDD implementation and safeguards [1 Mb]
Thomas Paka, Eco Forestry Forum: The need for avenues for redress and complaint for indigenous peoples and local communities under REDD+. The case of Papua New Guinea [3 Mb]
Energy saving and emission reduction in Tianjin
To present Tianjin municipal government's actions on energy saving, emission reduction and low carbon development.
Hairan Gao
+86 10 68501567
Wed, 06 Oct 2010   
Development of national REDD+ strategies in Asia and the Pacific: Progress and challenges
This event will provide an update on national REDD+ strategy development in key countries, and facilitate dialogue among stakeholders on key issues facing countries getting ready for emerging REDD+ mechanisms.
Annie Idanan
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
+63 2 6325779
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
poster [192 kb]
REDD+ Strategies in Asia and the Pacific [779 kb]
REDD+ Strategies in Indonesia [699 kb]
Financing sector-based mitigation programmes
The side event presents the concept of financing sector-based mitigation programmes. Such programmes need a boundary drawn around it, measures of performance established and a range of support tools. The concept is able to accommodate financing action through NAMAs and/or thought the carbon market.
Niklas Hoehne e.V.
+49 221 99983301
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 
Agenda [42 kb]
NAMA experience [322 kb]
Scaled-up mitigation programmes [292 kb]
Fast Start Finance: Update on Progress for Parties
Fast Start Finance is key to our negotiations. This side event will focus on the mobilization of resources, transparency and experiences from both donor and recepient countries as well as the views of observer organizations on this process.
Edgar Cubero
+52 55 36865699
Wed, 06 Oct 2010   
Building national renewable energy industries: Experiences and models of technology development
This event examines how countries and companies have acquired low carbon energy technologies to develop leading national industries, including models of technology transfer. Includes examples from China, India and South Korea.
Joanna Lewis
Georgetown University
+202 687 7284
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Renewable Energy in China: Zhang Xiliang [520 kb]
Wind industry development in China, India and South Korea: Joanna Lewis [994 kb]
Global Wind Industry Overview: Steve Sawyer [2 Mb]
Insurance sector, government and adaption in developing countries (with UNEPFI, Geneva Assoc, ClimateWise)
Delegates and experts discuss global insurance industry statement on adaptation, risk management and insurance. What can the insurance sector contribute, and what steps must governments take on adaptation and risk reduction? Preparing ground for feasible, catalytic COP decisions on risk management including insurance.
Koko Warner
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
+49 228 8150249
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Global Insurance Industry Statement on Adapting to Climate Change in Developing Countries [546 kb]
Press Release - Launch of Insurance Industry Statement on Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries [102 kb]
Solutions for vulnerable countries & people: Designing & implementing DRR & Insurance for a COP16 Outcome on Adaptation [1 Mb]
Presentation of global insurance statement by Koko Warner [991 kb]
Response to industry statement and USAID experiences with insurance by Nora Ferm [233 kb]
MCII side event program [23 kb]
Addressing climate change and South-South Cooperation on science and technology
Technology needs of developing countries(especially Africa, LDC and other vulnerable countries), supply of cost-effective technologies from developing countries, south-south cooperation on technology development and transfer between suppliers and other developing countries with needs.
Alun Gu
Tsinghua University, Global Climate Change Institute (GCCI)
+86 10 62794098
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Meeting Agenda [43 kb]
Launch of UNEP- EPO- ICTSD study on patents and clean energy
UNEP, the European Patent Office and ICTSD launch a study on patents and clean energy that reveals a patent landscape for energy generation technologies and the first global survey of clean energy licensing practices. Findings and recommendations are relevant to negotiations on technology transfer and IPR.
Ana Maria Kleymeyer
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
+41 22 9174282
Thu, 07 Oct 2010   
Promoting low carbon development through on-the-ground solutions in China: lessons learned
Companies, sectors and cities in China are taking important steps to shift to a low carbon economy. Working with partners on the ground in the fields of GHG accounting in sectors, low carbon city planning and technology transfer, WRI shares lessons and learning for national and global debates.
Raquel Gonzalez
World Resources Institute (WRI)
+1 202 7297847
Thu, 07 Oct 2010   
Toward an Adaptable Future – the Joint Efforts of the United Nations System in China
UN China’s work in the area of climate change adaptation in support of China’s efforts to balance the development of people and nature.
Edward Clarence-Smith
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
+86 10 6532344020
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Draft Meeting Agenda [165 kb]
1. Adaptation Strategies in China on the Impact of Glacier Melting and Rising Sea Level [955 kb]
2. Support to the Government of China in Groundwater Monitoring for Safe Drinking Water Supply [3 Mb]
3. Tending to the Mother River of China [2 Mb]
4. Climate Resilient and Environmentally Sound Agriculture C-RESAP in China [1 Mb]
China Climate Change Partnership Framework Brochure EN [1 Mb]
China Climate Change Partnership Framework Brochure CN [1 Mb]
Enhanced Strategies for Climate Proof and Environmentaly Sound Agriculturally Practices Brochure [826 kb]
Climate Change Adaptation and Water Resources Management in the Yellow River Basin Brochure [2 Mb]
Assessment Report of Climate Change Impact on Water Resources of Yellow River Basin [999 kb]
Press Release Toward an Adaptable Future 7Oct2010 [209 kb]
Pricing carbon in China
This session will explore the current landscape for pricing carbon using markets in China and consider how such markets can be optimally employed around the country.
Cedric Ammann
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
+41 22 7370500
Thu, 07 Oct 2010   
The effective use of ICTs and the IP system for mitigating climate change
This side-event which is organized by ITU and WIPO will discuss how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can help to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change and how the intellectual property (IP) system can be used to promote innovation.
Cristina Bueti
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
+41 79 5991458
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Ghana - ICTs and Climate Change [1 Mb]
ITU- Information and Communication Technologies and Climate Change (C. Bueti) [1 Mb]
UNFCCC - ICTs and Climate Change [240 kb]
ITU's Activities on ICTs and the Environment & Climate Change [18 kb]
Health adaptation to climate change
The side event aims at sharing experiences and lessons from the first WHO/UNDP GEF global project on public health adaptation to climate change.
Marina Maiero
World Health Organization (WHO)
+41 79 2134304
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Side Event Programme [34 kb]
Protecting Human Health From Climate Change_WHO_Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum [3 Mb]
WHO China_CC and Health_Brent Powis and Mao Jixiang [240 kb]
Friends of Public Health Initiative [84 kb]
Health in the Negotiations by Dr Ama Essel [1 Mb]
WHO Ideas and proposals on the elements of paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan [26 kb]
Carbon budget proposal and climate justice
The carbon budget proposal can effectively achieve equitable sharing emission reduction goal. This approach would solve the structural flaws of UNFCCC/Kyoto model and realize global climate justice. Several operational mechanisms under this framework can help to raise fund and allocate capital.
Ying Zhang
Research Centre for Sustainable Development (RCSD)
+86 10 65258551
Thu, 07 Oct 2010   
Mitigation perspectives in emerging economies
The way forward with clean development in emerging economies.
Naomi Goodman
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
+31 6 24941044
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 
Invitation [475 kb]
Addressing large developing country emissions
The case for strategic Sino-European collaboration under joint commitments
Benito Muller
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
+44 1865 311377
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Background Paper [1 Mb]
The contribution of wastepickers to climate change mitigation: threats and opportunities.
Waste pickers are on the frontline of climate change mitigation, earning livelihoods from waste recovery and recycling, saving natural resources, and reducing GHG emissions. Yet CDM-backed waste-to-energy projects threaten their potential and worsen climate change.
Lucia Fernandez
Ecology Center
+3 68 5952330
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Organising Wastepickers - Indian Alliance of Wastepickers [3 Mb]
What's Wrong with the U.S.?Achieving Science-Based Emissions Reductions in the Face of Political Failure
This event explores opportunities for more ambitious emissions reductions in the U.S. in light of current scientific thinking about the pathways available to reach 350 ppm. We will also consider the U.S. political context, reflect on the failure of U.S. ambition, and offer an opportunity for open discussion among international colleagues
Rosemarie Braz
Center for Biological Diversity (CBD)
+11 415 4369682
Fri, 08 Oct 2010   
The EU emissions trading system and carbon market mechanisms.
This side event will inform about lessons learned from the EU emissions trading system in the first two trading periods and its developments after 2012. It will also cover proposals for development of the new market-based mechanisms and CDM reform.
Agnieszka Cyndecka
European Union
+32 2 2967240
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Presentation 2 [3 Mb]
Presentation 1 [2 Mb]
Presentation 3 [497 kb]
Facilitating technology transfer: Experiences on the ground
This event will focus on practical experiences and lessons from facilitating technology transfer at the global, regional and national levels. Panelists will address the roles of technical assistance and capacity building in the development and deployment of technologies in developing countries.
Veronique Lozano
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
+1 212 9065724
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Flyer UNDP technology side event [20 kb]
UNDP side event - presentation A. Krattiger [1 Mb]
UNDP side event - Presentation K. Zahedi [664 kb]
UNDP side event - Presentation M. Takada [953 kb]
UNDP side event - Presentation Wang Ke [890 kb]
Considering population and emissions together under a Novel Liability Framework
Emissions reduction frameworks that implicate historical high emitters without accounting for population dynamics are inequitable. We introduce a strategy for adjusting these national responsibilities by considering who benefits from past, present, and future actions that result in climate impacts.
Phillip Hannam
Unis-Terre (UT)
+86 136 11291947
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
White Paper [805 kb]
Powerpoint Presentation [1 Mb]
World Mayors Summit on Climate – Next phase of global local climate action
Local Authorities worldwide move to the next phase of concrete climate action at the World Mayors Summit on climate in Mexico City on 21 November 2010. The Summit will launch global mechanisms to formulate measurable, verifiable and reportable local climate action now, up to and beyond 2012.
Yunus Arikan
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
+49 228 97629952
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
China and Low Carbon Cities - Article at Southern Weekly [92 kb]
DraftAgenda [136 kb]
MexicoCity Summit and carbonn Cities Climate Registry [575 kb]
The United Nations System in China: Support to China’s Mitigation Efforts and Low Carbon Development
UN China’s work in the area of climate change mitigation and and low carbon development in support of China’s efforts to balance the development of people and nature.
Edward Clarence-Smith
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
+86 10 65323440
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Draft Meeting Agenda [179 kb]
1. National Human Development Report 2009-10 [3 Mb]
2. Experience with the CDM in the Agriculture Sector China [492 kb]
3. Promotion of Small Scale and Medium Temperature Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation [1 Mb]
4. Key Findings of “Low Carbon Development & Green Jobs in China” [284 kb]
China Climate Change Partnership Framework Brochure EN [1 Mb]
China Climate Change Partnership Framework Brochure CN [1 Mb]
Press Release Support to China's Mitigation Efforts and Low Carbon Development 8Oct2010 [229 kb]
Low Carbon Development and Employment in China 2009 [1 Mb]
MRV in NAMAs and the CDM
The first part of this side event will analyze how existing MRV systems in Asia could operate under a future climate change regime. The second part will share results from a workshop held in Manila on improving the regional distribution of CDM projects in Asia and the Pacific.
Kentaro Takahashi
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
+81 46 8269593
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Current Negotiations on MRV NAMAs [48 kb]
An Analysis of Non-Annex I Parties NAMAs and MRV Framework [186 kb]
MRV in the CDM [218 kb]
Report of the Workshop on Improving the Regional Distribution of CDM Projects [149 kb]
International Research Network for Low-Carbon Society:Challenge from Berlin [798 kb]
IGES side event flyer [100 kb]
Informing international adaptation strategy through domestic initiatives: the Indian experience
TERI will present its research on India’s national and state level adaptation strategies, vulnerability and impact assessment capability, prioritization and methodological tools, funding needs and institutional challenges with a view to articulating and enhancing international adaptation frameworks.
Sasanka Thilakasiri
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
+91 11 24682100
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 
Concept Note and Agenda [32 kb]
China and the US: Emissions monitoring, reporting and verification under the Copenhagen Accord
This session will explore perspectives from both nations about commitments and requirements under the Copenhagen Accord, actions being taken by both nations separately and cooperatively to meet requirements and options for future action and discussions.
Jennifer Kurz
U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN)
+1 202 3744431
Sat, 09 Oct 2010   

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Exhibits list

Theme Organizer Attachments
To display updates on the ongoing negotiations and related studies form a perspective of the South. Yvonne Miller Berlie
Third World Network (TWN)
+41 78 8929203
Communicating the message of sustainable development through new media focused on the OneClimate Channel Peter Armstrong
Oneworld UK
+44 207 9227844
Climate change and China display of climate related materials from Chinese civil society. Ashwini Prabha
+41 7 98741682
What would be the impacts of including agriculture and soils in REDD, CDM and carbon markets? Information on no-till, biochar, GM crops, agrofuels, livestock intensification and land use issues; the impacts on agricultural biodiversity, food production, small farmers, indigenous peoples. Helena Paul
+44 207 4314357
Present material from NRDC's work on climate change in key countries. Jake Schmidt
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
+1 202 2892388
Putting it into Perspective: China's Carbon Intensity Target [1 Mb]
China's Renewable Energy Legal Framework [572 kb]
Primer on Strong Smart Grid in China and US [357 kb]
Publications give examples of how insurance approaches help vulnerable countries and people to adapt and reduce risk. Alternatives for design and implementation of risk reduction and insurance for adaptation. MCII policy brief, Global Insurance Industry Statement. Koko Warner
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
+49 228 8150249
Documentation and multimedia work from UNU´s work related to climate change state-of-the-art understanding of climate adaptation and human mobility, indigenous peoples, REDD and mitigation, and the contribution of higher education and research to practical action and policy. Koko Warner
United Nations University (UNU)
+49 228 8150249
International Emissions Trading Association Cedric Ammann
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
+41 22 7370500
Distributing information on UNDP’s climate change programmes. Veronique Lozano
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
+1 212 9065724
CAN-International and its 500 member organizations present publications, ECO newsletters, and other resources from its members for Parties, media, and observers. David Turnbull
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
+45 0 28722944
Waste pickers are on the frontline of climate change mitigation, earning livelihoods from waste recovery and recycling, saving natural resources, and reducing GHG emissions. Yet CDM-backed waste-to-energy projects threaten their potential and worsen climate change. Lucia Fernandez
Ecology Center
+3 68 5952330
iCET is a non-profit professional organization based in Beijing dedicating to mitigating climate change through low-carbon fuels, vehicles and transportation policies and standardized and voluntary measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) of GHG emissions. Lucia Green-Weiskel
Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET)
+1 917 2878297
The Energy and Climate Registry_English [154 kb]
The Energy and Climate Registry_Chinese [275 kb]
ICTSD will showcase its collection of trade and climate change studies and publications as well as make its expert staff available for questions and discussions. Ana Maria Kleymeyer
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
+41 22 9174282
ICTSD Trade & CC Publications [59 kb]
ICTSD Global Platform on Trade and CC [309 kb]
The Pew Center will display its reports on climate change. Namrata Patodia
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
+703 516 4146
China's policies and actions on combating climate change, its achievements and challenges ahead Hairan Gao
+86 10 68501567
A collection of materials related to the event Agriculture and Rural Development Day 2010/COP16/CMP 6, which focuses on finding sustainable agriculture solutions to food security and climate challenges. Susan Buzzelli
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
+44 777 2195317
Agriculture and Rural Development Day 2010 [2 Mb]
Adopt a Negotiator - Tracking our climate negotiators Manish Joshi
Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA)
+44 787 9423340
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will display the latest reports and findings on climate change and the Kyoto Mechanisms including the latest version of CDM in CHARTS, CDM country factsheets and other CDM-related useful information packages. Kentaro Takahashi
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
+81 46 8269593
UN China's work on climate change policy, mitigation and adaption. Edward Clarence-Smith
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
+86 10 65323440
The Exhibit will give publicity to activities take by Chinese NGOs in regard to their efforts for the promotion of public awareness as well as concrete practices to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emission under the UN Climate Change Framework. Fagen Zhu
China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE)
+86 10 83907276
Climate Action Network International will profile solutions to make accounting for emissions from land use change and forestry deliver for the climate Melanie Coath
BirdLife International (BL)
+44 1767 693046
This exhibit presents recommendations and key material from TRF and other transport organisations including GTZ, UITP, Veolia and ITDP highlighting issues to be resolved and actions to be taken to ensure support of low carbon sustainable transport. Holger Dalkmann
Transport Research Foundation (TRF)
+44 7810 804849
01 Brochure of the Bridging the Gap Initiative [1 Mb]
04 NAMAs in Transport [424 kb]
05 Guidance on transport NAMAs [512 kb]
06 Transport and standardised baselines [218 kb]
07 Bridging the Gap - Guiding Principles [344 kb]
02 Proposal for a sectoral approach in transport [summary] [311 kb]
03 Proposal for a sectoral approach in transport [full] [684 kb]
Behavioural change_CATCH [3 Mb]
Greenpeace China environmental policies and solutions Naomi Goodman
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
+31 6 24941044
The British Council booth will showcase what our young Climate Champions in China have achieved with public engagement; teaching and inspiring others to make a change and adopt more sustainable lifestyles. Chrstopher Palmer
British Council
+44 207 3894265
In the week leading up to 1000s of climate work parties organized by concerned citizens around the world, we will show UNFCCC delegates the plans their countries have for the weekend of 10/10/10 and how they can get involved. Jeremy Osborn
Sustainable Markets Foundation -
+1 802 5524067
We will distribute our latest research papers on mitigation, finance and adaptation, while our experts are available for talks Björn Dransfeld
+49 176 72856437
Climate Business for Poverty Reduction? The Role of the World Bank - Michaelowa and Michaelowa [252 kb]
Coding Error or Statistical Embellishment?The Political Economy of Reporting Climate Aid - Michaelowa and Michaelowa [306 kb]
National Institutions and Global Public Goods: Are Democracies More Cooperative in Climate Change Policy? Bättig and Bernauer [159 kb]
UNDP, UNEP and the World Bank will launch an NIE support programme for the Adaptation Fund in Tianjin. This exhibition 'booth' will allow interested Parties to interact with the three agencies on NIE support services offered and discuss their specific country needs (open 5-8 October). Kaveh Zahedi
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
+33 68 2221155
The Little REDD Desk: The Global Canopy Programme, FIELD, and partners present information on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. Charlie Parker
Global Canopy Programme (GCP)
+44 7887 533585
UN China's work on climate change adaptation in support of China’s efforts to balance the development of people and nature Catherine Wong
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
+86 15 101504109
Joint Responsibility and Common Future Tang Ya
+8 28 85056595
our project [688 bytes]
ppt [2 Mb]
Exhibition of different WHO materials that explore the linkages between climate change and health, present global research priorities and expose how to address climate change in health care settings. Marina Maiero
World Health Organization (WHO)
+41 79 2134304