What is COP 21?

  • Paris Climate Conference 2015

    France was officially appointed host country for the 21st climate conference (2015 Paris Climate Conference – COP21) during the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw (COP19). COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will be one of the largest international conferences ever held in France.

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  • Climate change, international negotiations and preparations for COP21

    The state of the climate
    Climate change is defined as long-term changes in the planet’s weather conditions and average temperature. Between 1900 and 2012, we have experienced a significant rise of 0.89°C in the (...)

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  • Infographic: What is COP21?

    COP21, also called Paris 2015, will be one of the biggest international conferences to be organized on French soil.

    At a glance, understand the major ambitions and challenges of COP21 through this infographic.

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  • Presentation of the logo

    Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented the visual identity of the Paris Climate Conference 2015 (COP21), during which he recalled the ambitious yet necessary objective of the conference: to limit global warming to 2°C.

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  • Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy for the Protection of the Planet

    Biography
    Nicolas Hulot was born on April 30, 1955 in Lille (France). He has been a reporter, writer and television program-maker. Ushuaïa Nature, for instance, has been broadcast in 35 countries. In 1990 he (...)

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