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50 Things to know about COP15

October 20, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

What does COP stand for? Where to stay in Copenhagen? Can bullet-proof limousines be climate-friendly? Get the answers here!

  1. COP15 takes place from December 7 – 18 in Danish capital Copenhagen.
  2. COP stands for Conference Of The Parties. It is the 15th climate change conference held within the UNFCCC-framework.
  3. Carbon emissions related to COP15 will be offset via a climate project in Bangladesh capital Dhaka , making the conference effectively climate neutral.
  4. Let your inner film-director loose and raise your voice on climate change on YouTube .
  5. World leaders have called for a comprehensive, ambitious and fair international climate change deal to be clinched in December.
  6. The water in Copenhagen Harbour is clean enough to swim in.
  7. Instead of jetting thousands of carbon-emitting miles, some delegates may stay at home and handle the negotiations via teleconferencing.

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