8 December 2012: The UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, focused on ensuring the implementation of agreements reached at previous conferences. Following two weeks of negotiations, delegates adopted the package of “Doha Climate Gateway” decisions on the evening of Saturday, 8 December. The outcome includes amendments to the Kyoto Protocol to establish its second commitment period. More.
Photo: COP President consults with delegates from the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Belarus before the closing plenary.