Courage: the vital ingredient for a successful climate conference

Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the French President for the Protection of the Planet, makes a plea to delegates to take bold steps for climate change.

Dignitaries at UN Climate Change Conference. Photo: UNFCCC (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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No time for another Copenhagen

Saleemul Huq, Director for the International Centre for Climate Change and Development, Bangladesh, has attended all 19 of the COP meetings since 1995. For COP20 he is optimistic that those at the negotiation table can come to an agreement.

Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Executive Secretary joined by dignitaries at COP 20. Photo: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores - Perú (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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Iran nuclear talks: the world needs a positive outcome

Ahead of the approaching deadline, The Elders call on all parties in the Iran nuclear talks to take the necessary actions for an agreement to be reached.

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