The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark took place from 7-19 December 2009. It included the fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the fifth Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 5).
The result in Copenhagen may be insufficient but IUCN is looking ahead to what its priorities are for the coming years in tackling climate change. We’ll be taking a keen interest in how REDD —Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation evolves.
In December 2009, world leaders convened at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The Copenhagen Accord, presented at the conclusion, acknowledged the threat of global warming, but many felt the nonbinding agreement would do little to slow the pace of climate change.
Dec 21, 2009 · The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said "from chaos comes order". It is difficult to foresee the order that may result from the chaos of the Copenhagen climate change conference (COP15), but as the dust settles, traces of a path forward are becoming visible.