Long-Term Strategies Working Group
CAN’s Long-term Decarbonisation Strategies Working Group deals with a broad range of issues related to the development and promotion of long-term strategies to achieve climate-resilient and low carbon development.
The group helps to build shared understanding within the network and beyond on a common matrix for decarbonisation strategies, it advocates to create a political hook with the UNFCCC to develop further guidelines for these strategies and to pressure and monitor countries in their development of these strategies. The group's role also includes crafting and implementing specific advocacy strategies and to coordinate with different working group on the scope of the long-term strategies and the relationship to other instruments as the Agenda2030 development strategies and the National Determined Contributions of countries to the UNFCCC.
CAN-International welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the work of SBSTA by giving our views on the issues identified by SBSTA at its thirty-fifth session, recorded in document FCCC/SBSTA/2011/L.25, paragraph 5.
ECO is here to help negotiators remove some brackets from that new MRV text that is hot off the press, and insert a few critical items that Parties have somehow forgotten.
So pick up your erasers (or warm up your Delete keys) and let’s get to work!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 October 2011
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As delegates flock into Panama’s final meeting on Shared Vision, ECO has few hopes that the world will be much closer by the end of this week to agreeing on a peak year and a long term reduction goal for global emissions. But delegates need to remember that their heads of state have already laid out a common vision: keeping global temperature below 2°C! The science is clear – meeting this goal requires dramatically scaling up the current collective level of ambition. The best lawyers in the world can’t negotiate with the atmosphere!
Saudi Arabia Take First Place, Qatar Earns Second
Bonn, Germany – It was a neighborly Fossil awards ceremony the second Monday of
the Bonn climate negotiations, as “next door” countries Saudi Arabia and Qatar swept
the nominations. Saudi Arabia took first for trying to delay discussions on addressing
losses and damages from climate change impacts in developing countries. Close
behind them in the voting, Qatar earned second place for trying to direct oil taxes