In 2012 the Kyoto
Protocol to prevent climate changes and global warming runs out. To keep the process on
the line there is an urgent need for a new climate protocol. At the
Copenhagen 2009 the parties of the UNFCCC meet for the
last time on government level before the climate agreement need to be
friendly city car in front of the Bella Center
Climate Conference in Copenhagen is essential for the worlds climate
and the Danish government and UNFCCC is putting hard effort in making
the meeting in Copenhagen a success ending up with a Copenhagen
Protocol to prevent global warming and climate changes.
Conference will take place in the Bella
Center. The conference centre
is placed not far from Copenhagen and near the Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup.
Governmental representatives from 170 countries are expected to be in Copenhagen in
the days of the conference accompanied by other governmental
representatives, NGO's, journalists and others. In total 8000 people
are expected to Copenhagen in the days of the climate meeting.
for Climate and Energy, Connie Hedegaard. Photo: Jakob
The host of the
meeting in Copenhagen is the government of Denmark represented by
Connie Hedegaard, the Danish minister of Climate and Energy and Prime
Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The official
sekretariat is placed in connection to The Prime Ministers Office in
Copenhagen. Originally the hosting of the climate
conference was initiated by the former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Photo: Hung Tien Vu
Government has decided that not only the subject of the conference
should be focused on the climate but also the conference itself. Among
other initiatives the organizers work on mounting af windmill near the
Bella Center to produce climate friendly electricity for the
The conference in
Copenhagen is the 15th conference of parties (COP15) in the Framework
Convention on Climate Change. The recent meeting in United Nations Climate Change Conferences was held in December 2007 in Bali.
Lars Løkke Rasmussen
The secretary for
the climate conferences is the United Nations Framework Convention
on Climate Change UNFCCC
- based in the German city Bonn.
An important part
of the scientific background for the political decisions taken on
the conferences is made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
based in Geneva, Switzerland. The IPCC is Established to provide the decision-makers and others
interested in climate change with an objective source of information
about climate change. IPCC is a scientific intergovernmental body set
up by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and by the United
Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). In 2007 the IPCC received
the Nobel Peace Price).
Conference in Copenhagen is organized in cooperation between the Ministry
of Climate and Energy, Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, Ministry
of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry
of Finance and the Prime
The adress of the
secretariat for the Climate Conference is:
The Climate Secretariat
The Prime Minister's Office
Prins Jørgens Gård 11
1218 København K
Tel (+45) 33 92 33 00, Fax (+45) 33 11 16 65
The Official secretariat of the 15th Climate Conference in Copenhagen.
Tel (+45) 39 48 18 10, Fax (+45) 39 48 18 01
A Danish network that will underpin the Copenhagen Climate Summit,
thus making the 2009 UN climate summit a success for the benefit of
sustainable climate policy. The network will use the period before,
under and after the Copenhagen Climate Summit to establish networks
among businesses, individuals and organisations supporting a climate
policy focusing on the environment.
c/ Mandag Morgen
1009 Copenhagen K
Tel (+45) 33 93 93 23, Fax (+45) 33 14 13 94
An initiative founded in May 2007 by a group of business leaders
and scientists with the aim of helping make the case for a new global
climate treaty that will come into force when the first commitment
period of the Kyoto Protocol comes to an end in 2012.