Progress Report November 2011 (COP 17 Debrief)

Summary of November 2011 events:

– The political outcomes of COP17 included a decision by parties to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change as soon as possible, and no later than 2015. The documentation for these agreements can be found here: COP 17 Agreements

-Tsinghua University has committed themselves along with the Institute of Energy, Environment and Economics, to becoming part of the FC-ES network.

– Dr Alison Cooke and Dr Shalini Sharma (representing our Indian Partner) conducted a TV interview on behalf of FC-ES. This interview can be found here: TV Interview

-At COP17, there were discussions with the CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers (SAICE). SAICE co-ordinates the African Engineers Forum and represents engineers across many African countries and the hope is that this will develop into partnerships with these countries in the coming year.

-A series of TV interviews by the Cambridge Programme for Sustainable Leadership (CPSL) were filmed at COP17 and can be found here: CPSL interviews COP17

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