COP-19 – Day 5

Tacloban, Philippines after Hayan

Image: Anna Valmero


Day 5 (November 15) highlights:

COP-19: Japan announces the country will drop its previous emissions target of a 25 percent reduction from 1990 levels, citing nuclear phaseout in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.

ITALY: Mariagrazia Midulla, head of the Climate and Energy program of WWF Italy, explains that the civil society is the first to suffer the consequences of climate change, if politicians don’t react. More

COP-19/PHILIPPINES: “We are among the world’s most vulnerable,” says Vicky Tauli-Corpuz of Tebtebba, a Filipino indigenous group (More). Following the devastation of typhoon Haiyan, Filipino delegate Alicia Ilaga explains why “the time for negotiations is over”. More

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