The Warsaw Poland conference appears to be no different but instead of goals being accomplished it was more of protection of past goals and the hope that the next conference in Paris will offer more concrete accomplishments. Guess the saddest development is that the largest typhoon to ever hit a populated area hit the Philippines while the Conference occurred so there was tangible evidence of what increased global temps can do to man.
The Guardian on 11/24/13 writes,
"Under the agreement, settled in the early hours of Sunday morning after more t
A compromise was reached with a new "Warsaw international mechanism" by which the victims of disaster will receive aid, but it will not be linked to any liability from developed countries.
Another success at the conference was the completion of a new mechanism to keep the world's remaining forests standing. Called REDD+, for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation, this has been in the works for most of the last decade."
Reuters on 11/24/13 writes,
"Delegates in Warsaw agreed that a new global deal, due to be struck in Paris in 2015 and to enter into force from 2020, would be made up of what they called "intended nationally determined contributions" from both rich and poor nations.
We feel Climate Conferences which are similar to the United Nations in many ways can only help
Even if the majority of the work done is horribly influenced by the politics of the attending countries it still gets folks together. The tangential meeting of two folks from seemingly totally different approaches to the Climate may strike a bargain on a lesser point and then we have moved forward a bit.
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