The stage is getting set for the 17th Conference of Parties (CoP) in Durban. This is also the year which might sound the death knell for the Kyoto Protocol. In which direction would climate change negotiations and action head in the coming years? What more evidence has the science and study of climate change thrown up? And would the debates and discussions on mitigation and adaptation be a little more transparent, coherent and comprehensible this year?
Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Media Resource Unit, think these and many other similar questions might find an answer at our Annual South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change. The workshop is scheduled on November 16-17, 2011 in New Delhi.
Selected 80 journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lankawill participate. the selected journalists are interested in getting some insights into the existing and future horizons of the climate debate. Join national negotiators, policymakers, climate change experts, civil society representatives and other journalists in digging for the real dirt.
Poznan to Durban: the state of climate negotiations and politics,The science and impacts of climate change: new evidences, Expectations from Durban, REDD and REDD+: Carbon sticks or trees, Trade and climate change: is this the new lever for climate actions? CDM – Subsidy to fossils or leapfrog to technology? Low carbon growth: future of renewables? The future of climate negotiations: Durban and beyond etc will be majour theme of sessions.
Ratheesh Kaliyadan is the only independent journalist selected for the South Asian Media breifing workshop. He is working as a Higher Secondary School Teacher in Journalism at Govt. Girls HSS, Thalassery, Kannur and Editorial board member of Eureka, the only children's science magazine in Malayalam. Ratheesh Kaliyadan is the Director of Media Analysis & Research Center. We are proud to be part of the climate change negotiations.