The COP stands for the "Conference of the Parties.” It is the supreme decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
View Megan Epler Wood's Lecture for COP 22 on November 11, 2016: View Lecture Here
November 12, 2016
The final day of work in Marrakech was a day of presentations on a panorama of small projects from delegates around the world, who came to discuss their efforts to lower the impacts of excess tourism consumption. Read more...
November 11, 2016
The sessions on tourism and climate change in Morocco were inspiring. We kicked our event off with an official statement from Patricia Espinosa, the UNFCCC Executive Secretary. She definitively stated that tourism must be part of the global effort to manage carbon and prevent the rising of global temperatures over 2 degrees centigrade. Read more...
November 10, 2016
The total number of climate management delegates in Marrakech, Morocco is expected to reach 20,000 people before the full event is over. Our small group of some 150 experts in sustainable tourism has been brought together by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to discuss how the tourism industry can respond the climate crisis. Read more...