Adaptation
Building resilience
to climate change
 
Mitigation
Moving towards
low carbon societies
 
REDD+
Reducing Emissions
from Deforestation
and forest Degradation
Finance
New finance models
for the green economy
 
 
 

Day 8 - Activities

 

Earth Journalism Awards

Earth Journalism Awards
Copenhagen - 14 December

Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri and Internews celebrated the best in climate change reporting at the Internews Earth Journalism Awards in Copenhagen. The UN wide campaign Seal the Deal has actively supported the Earth Journalism Awards as a way to encouraging innovation and capacity building for emerging and established environmental reporting.

 

Wind Energy Can Meet 65% of Tabled 2020 Emissions Reductions by Industrialised Countries

Wind Energy Can Meet 65% of Tabled 2020 Emissions Reductions by Industrialised Countries
Copenhagen - 14 December

Against the backdrop of the ongoing climate negotiations in Copenhagen, the Global Wind Energy Council today released calculations showing that wind energy alone could achieve up to 65% of the emissions reductions pledges by industrialised countries. 

Ocean Acidification from CO2 Emissions Causes Substantial Irreversible Damage to Ocean Ecosystems

Ocean Acidification from CO2 Emissions Causes Substantial Irreversible Damage to Ocean Ecosystems
Copenhagen - 14 December

The launch of the study, which was prepared in collaboration with the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), is a major event to mark Oceans Day during the current climate change negotiations in Copenhagen and highlights the direct link between climate change, ocean health, and human well-being.

'The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning' documentary shown at COP15

'The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning' documentary shown at COP15
Copenhagen - 14 December

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Canada's Polar Cap Productions, Inc. (PCP) are pleased to announce the COP15 screenings of Mark Terry's new climate change documentary The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning.