Christiana Figueres

 
Rise in carbon level reaches two-million-year high
Rise in carbon level reaches two-million-year high
The world has passed a critical threshold in the struggle to keep greenhouse gas emissions at a level that humans can survive.
Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
A marathon UN climate conference on Sunday approved a roadmap towards an accord that for the first time will bring all major emitters of greenhouse...
Not enough will to reach climate unity
Not enough will to reach climate unity
There has been a lot of hot air blowing through Durban in the past few weeks and it has not been a berg wind. As I write this we find ourselves...
COP17 protesters to lay charges after march attack
COP17 protesters to lay charges after march attack
"They were [saying to] us: 'How much money must I pay for your bitches?' Both the marshals and the fellows in green [tracksuits with the COP17...
Dissonance in Durban
Dissonance in Durban
A colourful mass of protestors marched through the streets of Durban on Saturday morning, creating a spectacle that was worlds apart from the...
Rays of hope at COP17
Rays of hope at COP17
The usually unflappable Christiana Figueres, the United Nations's leader at COP17, shed a few tears when asked at an informal briefing this week...
Trust issues stalk COP17 as UN climate talks open
Trust issues stalk COP17 as UN climate talks open
The UN climate talks in Durban have kicked off amid an atmosphere of distrust between countries at odds over carbon emission cuts, and worries that...
'Last-ditch' UN climate talks kick off at COP17 in Durban
'Last-ditch' UN climate talks kick off at COP17 in Durban
The world's nations on Monday begin their last-ditch effort to save a dying Kyoto Protocol at the United Nations' global climate talks in Durban,...
UN climate tsar warns on expiration of Kyoto pledges
UN climate tsar warns on expiration of Kyoto pledges
Commitments by most developed countries to cut carbon emissions are likely to expire at the end of next year without a new round of legally binding...

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