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28th Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies and Sessions of the AWGs

2-13 June 2008
Bonn, Germany

Highlights from Saturday, 7 June

On Saturday, the AWG-KP convened a workshop on methodological issues. Delegates also met for an in-session workshop on modeling, scenarios and downscaling under the Nairobi Work Programme (NWP). Contact groups and informal consultations were held on a wide range of issues, including technology and finance under the AWG-LCA, arrangements for intergovernmental meetings, capacity building, decision 1/CP.10 (Buenos Aires Programme of Work), financial matters, non-Annex I communications, reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries, and technology transfer. Photo: Halldor Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Secretariat, and Luiz Machado, AWG-LCA Chair, during the contact group on technology.

 

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SBSTA: Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling under the Nairobi Work Programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
 
 

Miwa Kato, UNFCCC Secretariat, SBSTA Chair Helen Plume, and Youssef Nassef, UNFCCC Secretariat (left photo); Jose Marengo, IPCC (right photo), discussed state if the art of regional climate models and downscaling techniques for developing regional/subregional climate scenarios

 
 

Ghassem Asrar, World Climate Research Programme, discussed improving delivery of climate model results and capacity building

 

AWG-KP: Workshop on methodological issues

 
 
Katia Simeonova, UNFCCC Secretariat introduced relevant methodologies under the Convention and Protocol, and provided a background on global warming potentials (GWPs).
Simon Eggleston, IPCC, presented on the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, detailing how they have changed since the previous guidelines.
 
 
Venkatachalam Ramaswamy, IPCC (right), described complexities of global warming potential (GWP) estimates, detailed changes in GWPs through the different IPCC reports, and described potential alternate metrics.
 
Contact Group: AWG-LCA: Technology
 
 
Halldor Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Secretariat, Luiz Machado, AWG-LCA Chair, and Florin Vladu, UNFCCC Secretariat
 
 
William Kojo Agyemang-Bonso, Ghana, speaks with Martin Khor, Third World Network (left), and the US intervening in the contact group
Contact Group: AWG-LCA: Finance
 
 
Bernaditas Muller, speaking for the G-77/China, intervening during the finance contact group
 
Contact Group: Arrangements for intergovernmental meetings
 
 
Co-Chairs Karen Nicole Smith, Barbados (second from left), and Maas Goote, Netherlands (center)
 
 
Contact Group: Review of the Financial Mechanism
 
 
Ko Barrett, US, and Kishan Kumarsingh, Trinidad and Tobago (left photo) and Chair Leon Charles, Grenada, and Espen Ronneberg, Marshall Islands (right photo)
 
International transaction log interactive exercise
 
 
Demonstration of the interactive international transaction log
 
 
Miscellaneous Photos
   
 
 
 

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