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  • Thoughts after Doha 2012

    10 Dec 2012

    By: Dilyana Slavova - SDO Secretariat

    In this post, Ms Slavova gives us two perspectives of the outcome of the Climate Change Conference: the disappointment of environmental advocates, but also the significant steps achieved in Doha. Read More...
  • "Farewell from Doha" by Mr. Zboril

    10 Dec 2012

    By: Josef Zboril - SDO Secretariat

    The Doha conference is over. This week, we are going to publish in this blog the reflections from our delegation about its outcome. Today, we will start with Josef Zboril. In this farewell post Mr. Zobril, EESC member, analizes the current situation and the future prospectives of the carbon emissions, from a global point of view and also from a European one. Read More...
  • A bad "climate" of discussion in Doha

    7 Dec 2012

    By: Hans-Joachim Wilms - SDO Secretariat

    In this post, Hans-Joachim Wilms offers a critical assessment of the Conference of Doha. Recognizing that multilateral negotiations on climate change have stalled, Mr Wilms emphasises the central role of civil society organisations: "without the critical involvement of civil society nothing can advance," he affirms. Read More...
  • One more day and the COP 18 is over – results?

    7 Dec 2012

    By: Josef Zboril - SDO Secretariat

    As the Doha Climate Change is coming to end, Josef Zboril gives his impression of the state of the negotiations. He also describes the divided opinions on the topic of emission trading. Finally, regarding biomass, Mr Zboril suggest that a consensus is emerging to strictly regulate its use for energy. Read More...
  • Some Impressions from the EESC Event

    7 Dec 2012

    By: Dilyana Slavova - SDO Secretariat

    If you have followed this blog so far, you already know that the EESC side event took place yesterday. So, today, we will publish a serie of three texts from our delegation explaining how was the side event. Moreover, since the UNFCCC conference is arriving to its end, they will also assess the possible outcome of Doha. To begin with, we start with a post of Dilyana Slavova. She was the moderator of the EESC side event and she gives us her impressions of it! Read More...
  • What about progress in Doha?

    6 Dec 2012

    By: Josef Zboril - SDO Secretariat

    As we saw yesterday, this morning will take place the EESC side event. Meanwhile we are waiting for it, we publish this text of Josef Zboril, member of the EESC Delegation. Mr. Zboril has written this very interesting post explaining his impressions from Doha: what he is expecting and what is the progress, so far. Read More...
  • Tomorrow is the big day!

    5 Dec 2012

    By: SDO Secretariat

    Tomorrow is a special day: the EESC side event is taking place. Our delegation is looking forward to it! Remember the topic: "Biomass for climate-smart energy: opportunity or risk?" Read More...
  • Singing and dancing for the climate

    5 Dec 2012

    By: Dilyana Slavova - SDO Secretariat

    In this post, Dilyana Slavova explain us her experience in a very special side event. Discover it! Read More...
  • The EESC delegation is already in Doha!

    4 Dec 2012

    By: Dilyana Slavova - SDO Secretariat

    Our delegation has just arrived in Doha and the three Members have already started attending some of UNFCCC events. In this post, you will find a summary of a couple of side events where our delegation was present. These side events were "On the road to 2050-improving the EU Climate Strategy" organized by the Ecologic Institute and Climate Strategies and "High-level panel on financing climate change: Africa’s access to Convention Funds" organized by the African Development Bank in the EU pavilion. Read More...
  • EESC Side event: Biomass for climate-smart energy: opportunity or risk?

    3 Dec 2012

    By: SDO Secretariat - Dilyana Slavova

    In the framework of the COP18 Climate Change Conference in Doha (Qatar) the EESC organizes its side event on "Biomass for climate-smart energy: opportunity or risk?". This event will take place on Thursday, 6 December 2012 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the EU Pavilion. In this post, we present this side event and we include a comment about it by Ms Slavova. Read More...

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