COP 19- Warsaw

Took place from 11 to 22 November 2013.

My summary: This is the one where the World Coal Association was holding an event at same time etc.

The ENB summary:

Link to Wikipedia page:

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP19 or CMP9 was held in Warsaw, Poland from 11 to 23 November 2013. This is the 19th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th session of the Meeting of the Parties (CMP 9) to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.[1] The conference delegates continue the negotiations towards a global climate agreement. UNFCCC’s Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and Poland’s Minister of the Environment Marcin Korolec led the negotiations.

The conference led to an agreement that all states would start cutting emissions as soon as possible, but preferably by the first quarter of 2015. The Warsaw Mechanism was also proposed.

Australia’s position, action:

Tony Abbott was Prime Minister, and no minister was sent.

See also

Tuvalu accused it of climate denial


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