Widespread disappointment following the failure of COP15 to come up with a binding agreement on climate change, despite having two years to work on the details. While the potential impacts and the rapidly diminishing window for action cry out for determined global action, since Copenhagen the prospect of a global agreement appears remote. Civic Exchange [...]
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ORGANIZERS The Australian Chamber of Commerce is supporting the Hong Kong Business Coalition on the Environment (BCE), InterCham, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Civic Exchange to organize a Post-COP15 breakfast session on Thursday, 28 January 2010. PROGRAMME This session will take the form of an address by Mr Simon Reddy, Executive Director of C40 [...]
BACKGROUND World leaders are talking about climate change in Copenhagen in December 2009. On Tuesday 12 January 2010, Civic Exchange, the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong, The Climate Change Business Forum, and The Climate Group are co-organising a debriefing session, titled “From Copenhagen to Hong Kong: What the Climate Talks Imply for Us?”. This meeting [...]
By Jesse Corradi President Obama left Copenhagen with an accord that outlines broad goals for international cooperation on climate change, with the US, China, India, Brazil and South Africa acting outside of the United Nations’ intended negotiating framework. But the climate discussion in Copenhagen created a lot of uncertainty, and the USA has demonstrated its willingness [...]
By Christine Loh What did COP15 mean for the world? Two observations are obvious.
Christine has contributed an article about Copenhagen for The Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association e-Newsletter (November/December 2009 Issue). (Text below; original article at http://www.hkrsa.org.hk/HKRSA/flyers/0912Loh.pdf)
Christine Loh, CEO of Hong Kong’s Civic Exchange remains hopeful that participating nations will agree to a preliminary framework at the Copenhagen summit on climate change. She spoke to CNBC’s Karen Tso and Sri Jegarajah.
Christine Loh on CCBF blog. Click here to read this blog.
Royal Sweden Hong Kong Society INVITATION COP 15 – A Chinese and Asian perspective We are proud to invite you to a listen to Christine Loh, one of Asia’s leading environmental experts. She will come to Malmö on 10 December during COP 15, the UN climate conference 7-18 December in Copenhagen, where Christine is a [...]
By Jesse Corradi Despite the fact that the USA will attend COP15 in Copenhagen without signed domestic legislation, President Obama and the US delegation have diverged from the previous US policy position regarding the international climate change negotiations and have promised emissions reductions, as long as certain conditions are met. The USA has specific expectations [...]