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Presentation onConference of Parties Aivee Akhter ID: 161-30-133Semester: Spring, 2016 Course Name:Introduction to Environmental Science and Disaster ManagementCourse Code: 101

1.Conference of parties2.Background and status3.Convention with a COP include4.Kyoto protocol5.The historic Paris agreement6.CNN journal report on COP217.Some pictures showing climate change impacts8.GHG emissions rate of several countries(chart)9.COP significant role in reducing climate changeContents

COP Conference of Parties 1.Supreme decision making body of UNFCCC. 2.Evaluates the status of climate change. 3.SBSTA and SBI as subsidiary bodies to monitor the implementation of convention.

The parties of the UNFCCC have announced meetings since 1995 in so called conference of the parties. The three founding principles of the UNFCCC are as follows. The principle of precaution.The principle of the right to promote sustainable development.The principle of common but differentiated responsibility.

Background and status


Implemented from 2020 Koyoto Protocol

Linked with UNFCCC

Adapted in Japan on 11th December 1997

Commitment period ended in 2012First Commitment period started in 2008Entered into force in 16th February, 2015

Mechanism of Koyoto Protocol International Emission TradingClean Development MechanismJoint Implementation

The Historic Paris Agreement 2015

Journal COP21 climate change summit: Never have the stakes been so high. (CNN). "A political moment like this may not come again," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told leaders gathered for the conference. "We have never faced such a test. But neither have we encountered such great opportunity. French President Francois Hollande noted that "never have the stakes been so high because this is about the future of the planet, the future of life". Pope Francis said that the time to do something was now or never."We are on the brink. We are on the brink of a suicide, to use a strong word, and I am sure that most of those at the COP have this conscience, and want to do something," he said. . Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the conference "is not a finish line, but a new starting point". Russian President Vladimir Putin called climate change "one of the greatest threats humanity is facing." And German Chancellor Angela Merkel reminded the leaders of the "billions of people pinning their hopes on what we do in Paris". "Let us do everything we can not to dash those hopes," she said.

Some pictures showing climate change impacts

The Arctic ice pack is most extensive in the month of September. Yet NASA, which has been mapping it annually since 1979, has measured a 13% drop in its surface area per year.

Maldives under the threat from rising sea levelDrought


GHG emissions rate of several countries

Importance COP 21: Significant role on reducing climate change The gas heating was optimized to minimize carbon footprintImplemented carbon offset systemReusing and recycling materials/productProvided water fountains and flasks to limit the proliferation of plastic, water bottles


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