Scramble for vulnerability

Undoubtely everyone is vulnerable to climate change impacts, and so are developed countries. However, least developed and small island states, etc are more vulnerable than everyone else. Some G77 member countries and China have contested the Bali Action Plan (BAP) specifying they are equally vulnerable. It is however, not helpful under the UNFCCC to contest for who is more vulnerable than the other, but focus on reasonable allocation of the limited resources for adaptation.

Japan no love Kyoto

This mornings delegates in the Cancun Messe were welcomed by Kimono-clad ladies framed by a 2m tall cardboard heart saying ‘Love Kyoto’. This was accompanied by a choir singing ‘All you (Kyoto) need is love’. The purpose was to take polaroids of as many delegates ‘loving Kyoto’. This comes onĀ  the back of Japan’s statement in yesterdays KP (Kyoto Protocol) plenary. In reference to the second committment period of the KP Japan stated ‘Japan will not inscribe its target under… Read moreJapan no love Kyoto