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Good bye to the fossil lobbies ...

Blog entry by Daniel | 14 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre We are still here at the Convention Centre; and it looks like we will be here all night. The mood is charged. People are nervous, tired, cranky. At...

Never Ending End...

Blog entry by Woon | 14 December, 2007 1 comment

Friday 14 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand This morning, I walked from the bus stop towards the conference centre, cannot really believe that it is the last day. Suddenly, there was some sort of empty feeling inside. Before I know, I...

EU tells US - no progress no point in Major Emitters Meet

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 14 December, 2007

One thing I had thought about blogging before US attempts to turn the bali roap map into road kill, was how much fun listening to the EU press conference was yesterday. These are ministers; they don’t want to have public spats. In...

When all the talking is done - we get to talk too!

Blog entry by Daniel | 14 December, 2007

Posted by Bustar Maitar at the Bali International Conference Centre As the final deal is being hammered out among smaller and smaller groups of ministers, life in the plenary hall at the Convention Centre continues as normal. One...

France vs USA : the heat is on

Blog entry by MartinB | 14 December, 2007

After what happened yesterday in Bali, US delegation head, Paula Dobriansky, might not go as far as asking for French fries to be renamed again, it is very unlikely though that she will consider French Ecology Minister Jean-Louis...

US attempt to wreck Bali meetings

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 13 December, 2007 1 comment

It’s 2:30am, and I’m just back from the conference centre. Plenty of our delegation and many others will be pulling all-nighters. Was just preparing to leave a couple of hours ago when got a call that the US are trying to insert a...

Double Luck Finally!

Blog entry by Woon | 13 December, 2007 1 comment

by Woon SG-Thailand Normal sleeping hours were not really enough to recharge my battery after a long day like yesterday; but excitement of the morning got me up back on track again. This morning, we were trying to find...

The end game has started ...

Blog entry by Daniel | 13 December, 2007 1 comment

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre Everyone is just as tired as yesterday, but the conference centre today is alive with activity and adrenalin. The end game has started. And the shape...

Achievement in Failure

Blog entry by Woon | 13 December, 2007

Wednesday 12 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand My day started off really early. Last night before going to bed, we all hoped not to get a call from Clem meaning everything is fine and we can sleep until 7am. Yet, life is always tough. I...

Happy Birthday Kyoto!

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 December, 2007

By Wun, Solar Generation delegate from Thailand Today should be marked for a few reasons. It was today ten years ago that the most essential legally binding agreement to address climate change received its name from where it was...

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