Archiv: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC / Klimarahmenkonvention der Vereinten Nationen (1992 Rio de Janeiro conference)


16.10.2021 - 17:00 [ cityam.com ]

Boris’ success at COP26 will be measured by China’s seat at the table

(4 weeks ago)

As the host of the Cop26 Summit the Government is aware of the weight on its shoulders in not only recalibrating the Western alliance after the turbulent Trump era, but moving things forward in a meaningful way from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement forged in rather different times. By some measures of modern geopolitics, whether or not Britain can convince China to attend the summit will be the test of its success as the host nation.

16.10.2021 - 16:41 [ ORF.at ]

Chinas Präsident offenbar nicht auf Weltklimagipfel

Sowohl die EU als auch die USA haben sich in diesem Jahr strengere Ziele gesetzt, um ihre Emissionen bis 2030 zu reduzieren. China, Indien und Russland zählen zu den Staaten, die unter internationalem Druck stehen, sich rechtzeitig zum UNO-Klimagipfel ambitionierter zu positionieren. Die UNO-Klimakonferenz findet von 31. Oktober bis 12. November im schottischen Glasgow statt.

04.10.2021 - 04:40 [ Vienna.at ]

Steuerreform: Österreicher müssen Steuer für CO2-Emissionen entrichten

Die Einigung von ÖVP und Grüne auf eine ökosoziale Steuerreform steht. Die Österreicher müssen ab dem 1. Juli 2022 für ihren CO2-Ausstoß eine weitere Steuer entrichten.

04.10.2021 - 04:38 [ Tagesschau.de ]

Österreich beschließt „Klimabonus“

Wie lässt sich das Steuersystem so reformieren, dass es Klimaschutz fördert? Über diese Frage wird nicht nur in Deutschland diskutiert. Österreichs Regierung hat jetzt konkrete Maßnahmen verabschiedet.

02.10.2021 - 19:06 [ Radio Utopie ]

Totale Weltordnung: 193 Regierungen beschließen einstimmig „Agenda 2030“

(26. September 2015)

Nochmal in Kürze:

1992 – „Agenda 21“ und UN-„Weltgipfel“ in Rio

1993 – „Kommission für nachhaltige Entwicklung“ (CSD)

2012 – Zweiter „Weltgipfel“ in Rio, Papier „Die Zukunft die wir wollen“

2013 – „Hochrangiges politische Forum über nachhaltige Entwicklung“ (HLPF)

Der nun gestern, am 25. September 2015 ergangene „Agenda 2030“-Beschluss der UN ermächtigt u.a. in Punkt 84 das HLPF unter der „Schirmherrschaft“ vom Wirtschafts- und Sozialrat der Vereinten Nationen (ECOSOC) regelmäßige „Überprüfungen“ vorzunehmen,

„eingeschlossen die Zivilgesellschaft und den privaten Sektor“.

02.10.2021 - 18:57 [ Cnet.com ]

Climate change: COP26 is the biggest conference in the world. Here’s why it matters

Unless nations take drastic action to wean themselves off fossil fuels in the coming decade.

That’s why November’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, is being hailed as „the world’s best last chance“ to get the climate emergency under control. To ensure temperature change remains „well below“ the 2 degrees Celsius agreed to by UN signatories in the Paris Agreement in 2015, countries need to act fast and double down on commitments to reach net zero emissions.

20.09.2021 - 05:40 [ Yahoo.com ]

Vital role of ocean in upcoming COP 26 highlighted by world leaders as UN Global Compact launches Ocean Stewardship Coalition

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 20 September 2021 — With less than two months until COP 26, the United Nations Global Compact today launched the Ocean Stewardship Coalition to address the twin crises of biodiversity and climate change. Research suggests that ocean mitigation solutions could reduce the emissions gap by up a fifth on a 1.5° C pathway by 2050.

20.09.2021 - 05:35 [ ForeignPolicy.com ]

General Assembly Opens Under COVID-19 Cloud

(14.09.2021)

Although more in-person attendance is expected this year, the high number of virtual attendees is a reminder of the virus’s enduring strength.

10.08.2021 - 09:22 [ KalteSonne.de ]

Sechster Klimareport des IPCC enttäuscht auf ganzer Linie

Genauso kurios ist, dass der Bericht nun beim Extremwetter ziemlich sicher eine menschengemachte Komponente sieht. Das ist schon ziemlich verrückt, denn die meisten Extremwetterarten besitzen in den letzten 150 Jahren gar keinen Trend. Und die Modelle von Friederike Otto und Mitstreitern scheitern regelmäßig bei der Aufgabe, die Extremwetterentwicklung der letzten vorindustriellen Jahrtausende abzubilden. Mit diesen fehlerhaften Modellen wird dann die „Attribution“ also Zuordnung von Mensch vs. Natur vorgenommen. Das ist wie Fahren ohne Führerschein. Der AR6 behandelt das unwahrscheinliche RCP 8.5-Emissionsszenario als wenn es eine plausible Möglichkeit wäre. Ein schwerer Fehler, der Politiker und andere Nichtspezialisten fehlinformiert. Nun wird die Luft dünn für den IPCC, denn mit einer ergebnisoffenen, neutralen Zusammenfassung des Wissensstandes hat der AR6 nichts zu tun. Nur die EINE Seite des wissenschaftlichen Meinungsspektrums ist enthalten. Kritiker durften von vorneherein nicht mitschreiben. Sie konnten als Gutachter ihren Frust abladen und ihre Kritik aufschreiben. Die landete jedoch direkt im Papierkorb. Denn berücksichtigt wurde davon nichts. Die Gutachterpolizei („Review Editors“) sind nämlich vom gleichen politischen Gremium gewählt worden wie die Autoren, dem IPCC Vorstand. Und der wird von den Regierungen gewählt, vor allem den grün-geprägten Umwelministerien der Länder.

10.08.2021 - 09:12 [ Donna Laframboise / Youtube ]

The IPCC: Where’s the Science?

(Mar 11, 2014)

The UN’s climate panel claims to be a ’scientific body.‘ But it’s actually in the business of writing reports that rely on thousands of judgment calls. It’s time to stop pretending that fallible human judgment is ’science.‘

10.08.2021 - 08:50 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

10.08.2021 - 08:45 [ barrheadnews.com ]

Cop26 president: UN climate crisis report is a ‘wake-up call for the world’

He urged “all the major emitters to play their part”, adding the G20 group of nations “is going to be absolutely key in terms of our 1.5-degree future”.

Mr Sharma said countries who are attending the international Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow in November “must send a clear market signal to get the transition moving faster”.

10.08.2021 - 08:38 [ USA Today ]

‚Code red for humanity‘: UN report gives stark warning on climate change, says wild weather events will worsen

– Evidence shows that carbon dioxide is the main driver of climate change, the report says.
– Almost 200 countries have signed up to the Paris climate accord.
– The report comes three months before a major climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland.

10.08.2021 - 08:35 [ theGuardian.com ]

Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021 – Governments must agree to end use of coal power, says UK’s Cop26 president

(26.07.2021)

This week’s meeting was the first in-person meeting of climate and environment ministers since the last Cop [conference of the parties under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change] in December 2019, just before the Covid-19 outbreak became a pandemic. The lack of in-person meetings has been an obstacle to achieving the progress needed on key issues including emissions cuts, technical agreement on implementing the Paris climate agreement, and climate finance.

17.07.2021 - 18:10 [ Tagesschau.de ]

„Fit for 55“-Paket: Wie die EU-Klimaziele erreicht werden sollen

(14.07.2021)

Von Jakob Mayr, ARD-Studio Brüssel

Das Podium war voll, und es gab nicht genügend Stehpulte für alle Anwesenden: Gleich fünf EU-Kommissarinnen und -Kommissare erschienen mit Kommissionspräsidentin Ursula von der Leyen und ihrem zuständigen Stellvertreter Frans Timmermans, um das Maßnahmenpaket „Fit for 55“ vorzustellen. Schließlich betreffen die Vorschläge unterschiedliche Bereiche der Lebens- und Wirtschaftsweise von 450 Millionen Menschen in Europa.

17.07.2021 - 17:54 [ New York Times ]

‘It Is All Connected’: Extreme Weather in the Age of Climate Change

(today)

The question is, how much did climate change affect this specific storm and the resulting floods?

A complete answer will have to await analyses, almost certain to be undertaken given the magnitude of the disaster, that will seek to learn if climate change made this storm more likely, and if so, by how much.

But for many scientists the trend is clear. “The answer is yes — all major weather these days is being affected by the changes in climate,” said Donald J. Wuebbles, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Illinois.

15.07.2021 - 10:15 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

15.07.2021 - 06:18 [ ZDF ]

Neuer EU-Klimaschutzplan : Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung

20 Jahre zu spät, aber jetzt passiert es: Europa soll klimaneutral werden. Erster Schritt: 55 Prozent weniger Treibhausgase bis 2030. Ein Kommentar.

21.02.2021 - 15:20 [ Heise.de ]

Ist Bill Gates ein Klima-Retter?

Die Klimakrise sei langfristig viel schwerer zu lösen als eine kurzfristige Pandemie:

– Diese sei Ende 2022 besiegt, das Klimaproblem müsse bis spätestens 2050 gelöst sein.
– Es reiche aber nicht, die Treibhausgase bis dahin um 80 oder 90 Prozent zu senken, das Ziel muss Null Treibhausgase sein.
– Die Welt werde bis dahin aber dreimal so viel Strom brauchen wie heute.
– Und dieses Ziel sei nur mit Hilfe von „neuen, supersicheren, kleinen Atomkraftwerken“ erreichbar.

12.01.2021 - 12:13 [ PBS.org ]

Leaders at One Planet summit focus on protecting biodiversity

(11.01.2020)

The one-day summit will focus on four major topics: protecting terrestrial and marine ecosystems; promoting agroecology, a more sustainable way to grow food; increasing funding to protect biodiversity; and identifying links between deforestation and the health of humans and animals.

About 30 leaders, government officials and heads of international organizations were to attend, including U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. China will be represented by Vice Premier Han Zheng.

12.01.2021 - 11:09 [ UN.org ]

COVID-19 recovery offers ‘chance to change course’, Guterres tells One Planet Summit

(11.01.2021)

The Secretary-General noted that innovations and nature-based solutions are especially promising, and that preserving biodiversity also creates jobs. According to the World Economic Forum, emerging business opportunities across nature could create 191 million jobs by 2030, he added.

At the same time, with a financing gap of $711 billion per year until 2030 to meet global biodiversity targets, increased and sustained financing will be crucial to transition away from polluting sectors, Mr. Guterres said.

“The time has come to…align public and private financial flows with the Paris Agreement commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and integrate the goal of carbon neutrality into all economic and fiscal decisions.”

12.01.2021 - 09:37 [ Radio Utopie ]

Totale Weltordnung: 193 Regierungen beschließen einstimmig „Agenda 2030“

(26. September 2015)

Nochmal in Kürze:

1992 – „Agenda 21“ und UN-„Weltgipfel“ in Rio

1993 – „Kommission für nachhaltige Entwicklung“ (CSD)

2012 – Zweiter „Weltgipfel“ in Rio, Papier „Die Zukunft die wir wollen“

2013 – „Hochrangiges politische Forum über nachhaltige Entwicklung“ (HLPF)

Der nun gestern, am 25. September 2015 ergangene „Agenda 2030“-Beschluss der UN ermächtigt u.a. in Punkt 84 das HLPF unter der „Schirmherrschaft“ vom Wirtschafts- und Sozialrat der Vereinten Nationen (ECOSOC) regelmäßige „Überprüfungen“ vorzunehmen,

„eingeschlossen die Zivilgesellschaft und den privaten Sektor“.

26.09.2020 - 16:48 [ Wilde Saaten ]

So war das einmal gedacht mit dem Biogas …

(23.06.2018)

So war das mal gedacht mit dem Biogas in den 80er-Jahren. Verwertung des auf dem Hof anfallenden Mists bzw. der Gülle in einer kleinen Biogasanlage, und dann erst den so verbesserten Dünger raus auf das Feld. Wie so oft wurde auch dieses so wunderbare Konzept ins Gegenteil verkehrt, um nicht zu sagen pervertiert.

15.09.2020 - 12:52 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

22.01.2020 - 21:37 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

02.01.2020 - 17:20 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

25.09.2019 - 19:51 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

The bottom line is that this is a week of naked political horse trading that goes on behind closed doors. Journalists are not allowed to witness what takes place, which is why we’ve been looking at official IPCC photos here. This is what they permit us to see.

It’s only after the diplomats have haggled over this Summary – paragraph by paragraph – that the final version gets officially released at a press conference.

The world is then told that science has spoken. But what’s just happened has nothing to do with science. Scientific truth is not determined in the dead of night by UN-level negotiations. On what planet would such an approach make scientific sense?

But the bad news doesn’t stop there. There’s actually a step in the IPCC process in which the original, lengthy report gets amended so that it conforms to the politically-negotiated Summary. I am not making this up.

11.08.2019 - 13:20 [ Donna Laframboise / nofrakkingconsensus.com ]

3 Things Scientists Need to Know About the IPCC

(01.09.2015)

So what’s going on here? How do we explain this outlandish, perverse process?

Well Rajendra Pachauri, who chaired the IPCC for 13 years, said that its “main customer” was something called the UNFCCC. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele is an IPCC official who’s working very hard to become its new chairman. This is slide #26 from a presentation he gave a few years ago: The IPCC, he says, is “eager to continue serving the UNFCCC process.” What does that mean?

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an international treaty. If you’re the UN, and you’re trying to persuade nearly 200 different parties to act together, you need to start from somewhere. You need an established body of facts, a master document, a bible that everyone can use as a jumping-off point. IPCC reports, it turns out, serve that purpose.

In other words, the IPCC’s primary function is to enable a political instrument – a treaty between nation states. This is high octane politics.