Copenhagen COP15 Analysis and Press Releases
Press releases and analysis notes for work completed during the December 2009 COP15 UNFCCC event.
- Copenhagen Accord Submissions Press Release 4 February 2010 - PDF
- The Copenhagen Accord reaffirms the goal of limiting temperature increase to 2.0°C but pledges submitted to the UNFCCC for inclusion in the Accord would allow mean global temperature to increase 3.9°C (7.0°F) by 2100.
- Final Copenhagen Accord Press Release 19 December 09 - PDF
- The final Copenhagen Accord reaffirms the importance of limiting global warming to 2 °C, but current national commitments would lead to approximately 3.9 °C (7.0 °F) warming by 2100.
- Final Copenhagen Accord Press Release 19 December 09 - Expanded Version
- Expanded version of final press release, including graphs and technical backup
- Final Copenhagen Accord Press Release 19 December 09 - Spreadsheet
- Spreadsheet documenting all the results in the press release and technical backup
- UNFCCC "Mitigation Gap" Press Release 12 December 09 - PDF
- Mitigation Gap: National Emissions Reductions Proposals Currently Fall Short of the Targets Defined in Draft Text from the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-Term Cooperative Action
- Group Press Release on State of Global Deal 9 December 09
- "Copenhagen must deliver emissions cuts beyond the high end of current proposals or risk missing the opportunity for a reasonable chance of keeping below 2°C." -- Joint Statement from the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the United Nations Environment Program, Ecofys, Climate Analytics, the Sustainability Institute, the European Climate Foundation and ClimateWorks