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Final statements from delegations-- til 4:25 AM

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - Venezuela has the floor.  After Copenhagen, many people had lost all hope. And we have been working hard all year. We see the result, not just of 2010, but of many many years. We have had anger and...

President Calderón speaks 3:36 AM

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - Today the 16th COP on climate and 6th Meeting of the parties to Kyoto, like all meetings, the result is due to a collective effort.Disasters called by extreme weather events have been exacerbated by...

CMP meeting suspended and on to COP

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - The 9th meeting of the 16th COP will accept the report presented by Margret Mukahana, co-chair of AWG-LCA.She is bringing forward the document approved earlier this morning on Long-term Cooperative...

Bolivia's Response

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - Bolivia takes the floor.  We cannot violate the rules we have agreed upon. And here quite clearly we stated that there is no consensus. The future is uncertain in today's Bolivia. You cannot change...

Final Sessions from Cancun

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - The session resumed at about 2:45 AM. President of COP explained the process she proposed. Meetings will take place under two different instruments.  The KP, with a meeting called CMP (Comm of the...

Progress and Compromise in AWA LCA

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Guatamala is ready to adopt this document. I wonder when we are going to stop talking and start taking decisons? We are not ready to lose on on this opportunity.Colombia considers this document in a...

Bolivia in AWA LCA

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Bolivia in Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWA LCA). Bolivia:  We want to make it clear that we do not find this text reflects our concerns. The document was not prepared at the...

More Notes on Bolivia Blocking in the Working Group

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - It wasn't clear in my notes that the first two interventions from Bolivia in the Working Group (WG) were from a young woman. The final intervention, "not a reservation" came from the minister.  So...

Bolivia Blocking in the Working Group

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Bolivia is blocking in the Working Group for the Kyoto Protocol(KP) document. Bolivia: We have expressed our concern. We are concerned about the pledge system.  We have strong reservations about the...

More speakers at 23:25 and Adjournment

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - .... Indonesia, Zambia, Chile,Brazil, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Timor Leste, Tanzania and last Kuwait Indonesia: There is an urgency to move forward . Support the text.Zambia: Thank you for...