The road to COP16 was a slow one this morning. We had plenty of time to enjoy the scenery as lanes were reduced to allow Mexican President Felipe Calderón and his entourage to travel to Moon Palace for the Opening of COP16. The Opening Ceremony and Plenary Sessions were scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Continue Reading
The conference is centrally located in Cancun, Mexico. Official conference buses pick COP16 participants up along 8 routes transporting them to the Moon Palace and Cancunmesse where the conference and official side events will take place.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change recognizes that the climate system is a shared resource whose stability can be affected in part by anthropocentric emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The UNFCCC was formed in 1994 in recognition of the need for nations to address global warming.