Saturday, May 02, 2009

Q&A: Copenhagen Climate Change Summit 2009 (Guardian)

What does COP15 stand for?

COP15 is the official name of the Copenhagen climate change summit — the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The COP is the highest body of the UNFCCC and consists of environment ministers who meet once a year to discuss developments in the convention.

Read the article in the Guardian, on May 1st, 2009.

Other questions discussed are..

  • What is the Copenhagen climate change summit?
  • Which countries are taking part in the climate change summit, and how many people will be there?
  • Who are the main players?
  • What does the summit hope to achieve?
  • What are the sticking points?

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