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COP12/MOP2 in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 6 – 17, 2006.
The 12th Conference of the Parties (COP 12) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) began on November 6 in Nairobi. The Framework Convention was agreed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992, and has since been ratified by 189 countries.Its ultimate objective is the 'stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.'Greenpeace is there in Nairobi with one message: it's time for action, not words.