Tag - COP15

December1

The UIC Kyoto Seminar

On 5th and 6th November the UIC Asia Environment Conference took place in the International Conference Center of Kyoto, exactly the place where 12 years ago at the United Nations Climate Change Conference the first global CO2 reduction agreement has been agreed upon, known as the “Kyoto Protocol”.
At this honorable place of history the railway message towards the COP 15 climate change conference in Copenhagen has been signed by the participants of the conference and will be transferred by the (...)

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December1

Moscow press conference - Margrethe’s speech!

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December5

Conference on the Climate Express

The train is under way. We are welcomed by Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, UIC Director General and then it is straight into the first conference - Updating Climate Science.
Professor Jean-Pascal van Ypersele of IPPC, Achim Steiner form UNEP and James P. Leape from WWF international give quick summaries of the science and then the questions begin.
Soon the questions move beyond science into politics and policy. There is an intensity and purpose to the questions. Nobody is pulling in punches, but (...)

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June22

About us

The Train to Copenhagen is a project developed and led by the International Union of Railways (UIC) - the global organisation for railway companies.
UIC has 199 members on five continents and is among others working to continuously improve the environmental and sustainability performance of the rail sector. UIC’s mission is to promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development. Read more about UIC here.
The Train to (...)

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November19

Kyoto street interviews about Kyoto Protocol

Vox pop interviews in Kyoto where we asked people to send a message to Copenhagen and to sign the UN Seal the Deal petition.

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