Doha Climate Gateway 2012—snapshot
Doha Climate Gateway 2012—snapshot

The following Environment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Doha Climate Gateway 2012—snapshot
  • What is the Doha Climate Gateway?
  • Key outcomes
  • Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol
  • Timetable for the 2015 global climate change agreement
  • Completion of new infrastructure
  • Long-term climate finance
  • Other outcomes
  • Review
  • Adaptation
  • More...

TitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8)
LocationDoha, Qatar
Date26 November - 8 December 2012
SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol

What is the Doha Climate Gateway?

During the UNFCC Conference in Doha, Qatar (called the Doha Climate Gateway) countries agreed to launch a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol. A firm timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015 was outlined.

The parties also agreed to ways and means to deliver scaled-up climate finance and technology to developing countries. The Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christina Figueres stated:

Doha is another step in the right direction, but we still have a long road ahead. The door to stay below two degrees remains barely open. The science shoes it, the data proves it...The UN Climate Change negotiations must now focus on the concrete ways and means to accelerate action and ambition. The world has the money and technology to stay below two degrees.

Key outcomes

The full list of decision documents can be found on the UNFCCC website, including:

  1. the COP de

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