2007 Year in Review E-Newsletter
December 20, 2007
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's 13th Annual Conference of the Parties
The year ended with the close of the UNFCCC's Conference of the Parties in Bali, Indonesia.
Delegates to the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali remained far apart on fundamental issues but in the end agreed to launch a loosely framed negotiating process with the ambitious goal of achieving a new global climate agreement in 2009.
Summary of COP 13 and COP/MOP 3
Pew Center Statement
The Pew Center's President comments on the climate events of 2007.
Letter from Eileen Claussen
China Releases its First National Climate Change Plan
Prepared by China's National Development and Reform Commission, the plan outlines China's strategy for addressing climate change and increasing public awareness. (June 4, 2007)
Read the plan
Read Eileen Claussen's Statement
Other 2007 International Climate Events
|Pew's Perspective |
Other 2007 Pew Speeches and Articles
The Pew Center is Founding Member of United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP)
On January 22, the Pew Center joined together with other non-governmental organizations and businesses to form USCAP, calling on Congress to quickly enact strong national legislation to achieve significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions. Membership has now grown to 27 corporations and 6 NGOs.
A Call For Action
Three New Companies Join Pew's Business Environmental Leadership Council
Citi, PNM Resources, and Travelers become new members to the Pew Center's Business Environmental Leadership Council.
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