Final Round of Climate Talks Open Before Copenhagen

November 2nd, 2009

The last negotiating session before the historic UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December kicked off today, 2 November 2009, in Barcelona, Spain.

The Barcelona Climate Change Talks 2009 (2 to 6 November) follow on the UN Climate Change Talks in Bangkok (28 September to 9 October), which saw increasing convergence, streamlining of negotiating text and narrowing down of options for a comprehensive, fair and effective
international climate change deal.

Read the full press release or check out the opening address by Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary UNFCCC.