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Back from Durban

I’ve been blogging a lot over the last few months.  Just, not here.  I attended the United Nations climate change conference, the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Durban in November and December, and blogged about it for the New Zealand Youth Delegation and Adopt a Negotiator.  I’ve also put up a guest blog on the UN Youth site.

Over the coming weeks, I will put up some reflections here on the links between climate change and both human and animal rights.  I will also reflect on some of the things I have learned through the COP process.

But, first, a bit of background. New Zealand’s media has been typically quiet about the Conference. So, a quick summary. Continue reading