COP4—Buenos Aires Climate Conference

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  • by Anup Shah
  • This Page Last Updated Sunday, November 12, 2000

So, following the Kyoto Protocol, the next round of talks, (November 2 - November 13, 1998) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-4) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

There are many issues that still need to be discussed, epecially on the trading of Carbon emissions and equity between the rich and developing nations. The politics and self interest that was at work at the Kyoto Conference was feared to manifest itself this time round. Even though the talks have now ended with some hailing it as a success, others criticize it for not having clear cut deadlines etc.

To start off, here are some major links to information and coverage on this conference:

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  • by Anup Shah
  • Created: Tuesday, November 03, 1998
  • Last Updated: Sunday, November 12, 2000

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