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COP21 – Frequently Asked Questions

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Why is the conference called COP21?
The Paris Climate Conference is officially known as the 21st Conference of the Parties (or “COP”) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations body which is responsible for climate and based in Bonn, Germany.  The Conference will also serve as the 11th Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.  Continue reading