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Our news events at the Bali Climate Summit

29-Nov-2007

Wednesday 5 December  (10.00-10:30)
Presentation to the press:
NGO press room ‘wind’ in the Grand Hyatt, Nusa Dua, Bali
New figures about the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by palm oil production in South-east Asia. Presentation of the need to change the Kyoto greenhouse gas accounting rules to include these emissions.

Monday 10 December (10:30-11:00)
Presentation to the press:
New figures on global emissions from peatland loss
NGO press room ‘wind’ in the Grand Hyatt, Nusa Dua, Bali
New global figures about the contribution of peatland degradation and loss all over the world to greenhouse gas emissions.

Monday 10 December (15:00-15:30)
Presentation to the press:
Cost-effective solutions to protect peatlands
NGO press room ‘wind’ in the Grand Hyatt, Nusa Dua, Bali
The value of peatlands in terms of carbon credits. Launch of an innovative NGO- Corporate sector partnership to finance peatland restoration and management.

Besides these press meetings, we also organise a special day on wetlands and climate change (Sunday 9 November); a side event on peatlands and a side event on biofuels. Wetlands will have a permanent stand at the convention area. Click here for our complete programme.

To contact us in Bali: 
Wetlands International
Alex Kaat
(3-14 December) +62 (0)813 18 28 18 93
Before or after: +31(0)6 5060 1917

Alex.kaat@wetlands.org
www.wetlands.org/COP13
 

Press contact

Press can contact:

Ms. Ytha Kempkes
Communications and Advocacy Manager
Tel. +31 (0)318 660933
Email: ytha.kempkes@wetlands.org

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