Tag - United Nations
Friday 4 December 2009 at 20:48 :: Others
Tuesday 18 August 2009 at 17:55 :: Transportation and climate change
"Given the role that transport plays in causing greenhouse gas emissions, any serious action on climate change will zoom in on the transport sector".
Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary UNFCCC, Tokyo, January 2009
At the end of 2009 the new climate deal, the successor of the Kyoto Protocol, will be agreed upon during the United Nations Climate Change conference, entitled COP15, in Copenhagen, Denmark (7 (...)
Tuesday 18 August 2009 at 19:04 :: What is going on?
Departure is planned for 5th December, 9.10, from Brussels Midi. So be ready! The “Climate Express” will be supplemented by feeder connections from major European cities and by trains offered to the national delegation by the Railways. Don’t forget to visit the websites of our participating members to check the trains. The train, calling at Cologne and Hamburg, will be the platform for a large number of on-board (...)
Thursday 18 June 2009 at 15:37 :: Transportation and climate change
What is climate change? Climate change is (...)
Friday 7 August 2009 at 16:47 :: What is it?
The Train to Copenhagen team has one goal: bringing people to Copenhagen and bringing COP15 to the people. Taking the train is part of the solution in combating global warming. Trains are the most environmentally friendly mode of transport, so why would you travel by any other means to the one event in 2009 that can make a difference to the planet’s future? The International Union of Railways (UIC) and its (...)
Saturday 19 December 2009 at 13:08 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
The global leaders have not been able to agree on how we shall face the biggest threat to human kind in our time – how to combat climate change with a legal binding global agreement. They could not get their acts together for a theoretic framework on how to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions, on how this framework should be followed up on by concrete emissions reduction (...)
Saturday 28 November 2009 at 12:35 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
Ludmila works for the UNEP in Moscow administering Global Environmental Facility (GEF)* funding. She has worked in the environment sector since university, working first for the Federal Government, next for the World Conservation Union, and since 2005 for the UN.
We were very glad to welcome a colleague from the UN so soon after celebrating UN day at Baikal. The UN provides the overarching structure for so many positive initiatives, from Human (...)