Category Archives: Copenhagen Accord

UNFCCC quietly receives list of government climate pledges

Although the NYT and the Climate Progress blog didn’t report any news today about Copenhagen Accord pledges received by the January 31st deadline, the BBC did.  Richard Black’s blog mostly talked about the un-deadline nature of yesterday, but then announced at its close that the UNFCC C secretariat had just posted the results.  Under a […]

Dakar, then and now

If I had a 100 cfa coin for every time un dakarois has remarked how much the city has changed in the last 5/10/20 years, I’d be awash in bus fare.  These two graphics, taken from UNEP’s Africa:  Atlas of Our Changing Environment,  say it all.  (And lives up to this publication’s media blurb: “As […]