A New Commitment for the Kyoto Protocol

Government ministers attending the COP18 climate talks were able to agree on solutions to respond to climate change. Countries launched a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol.

Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Atttiyah at the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha

Photo: COP18

Consequences of climate change.

  • Africa:  Finance Key in COP18 Talks

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 December 2012

    International political heads engaged in negotiations at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP18) in Doha are faced with the urgency of climate change action. read more »

  • South Africa:  Molewa Confident of Positive Outcome At COP18

    SAnews.gov.za, 5 December 2012

    Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa is positive that a favourable agreement will be reached at COP18 on Friday, despite concerns that negotiations around issues ... read more »

  • Africa:  Declaration on Gender, Climate Change Adopted

    SAnews.gov.za, 4 December 2012

    The Network of Women Ministers and Leaders in Environment (NWMLE) has adopted a Declaration on Gender and Climate Change that will be presented during COP18 in Doha, Qatar. read more »

  • South Africa:  South Africa's Govt Calls for Urgent Action on Kyoto Protocol

    South African Government, 3 December 2012

    South Africa regards the global climate change response as part of sustainable development agenda and not just a purely environmental issue. read more »

  • South Africa:  Ministers Converge in Doha for Climate Change Talks

    SAnews.gov.za, 3 December 2012

    African environmental affairs ministers have arrived in Doha, Qatar ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18/CMP8) high-level segment talks which will ... read more »