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118-119 Rt Hon Julia GillardPrime Minister, Australia The Clean Energy Bill 2011120-123 Peter BondChief Executive OfficerLinc Energy LtdCoal and Oil Need a Place in Our Carbon Conscious World124-125 Dilma Rousseff President, BrazilA Call for UnityOpening of the General Debate of the 66th Session of theUnited Nations General Assembly126-129 Wen JiabaoPrime Minister, The People's Republic of ChinaPromoting Sound, Sustainable and Quality Development130-131 Herman Van RompuyPresident, European CouncilGreen Growth in Europe and BeyondEnergy and Climate at the agenda of the European Council132-133 Dr Manmohan Singh Prime Minister, India A National Agenda for Environmental Protection134-135 Yoshihiko NodaPrime Minister, JapanResponse to the Global Economic Crisis136-137 Lee Myung-bakPresident, The Republic of KoreaBuilding a Planet-Responsible Civilisation138-139 Dmitry MedvedevPresident, The Russian FederationGreening up the Economy140-141 Rt Hon David CameronPrime Minister, The United KingdomWhere There is a Will There is a Way142-143 Barack ObamaPresident, The United States of AmericaThe Future Lies in Clean EnergyGLOBAL VOICES 144-145 Ban Ki-moonSecretary General, The United NationsThe Urbanisation-Climate Change Nexus146-149 Angel GurriaSecretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) To Durban and Beyond: SummationTHE NEW ECONOMY011Associate Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British ColumbiaExecutive Director of ISIS, the Sauder School of Business British Columbia as a Climate Change Innovation LaboratoryLOGISTICS96-99 Efthimios E. MitropoulosSecretary General, The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) IMO Achieves GHG Emissions Breakthrough100-101 Jacob SterlingHead of Climate and Environment, Maersk LineShipping Is Ripe for Effective CO2 Regulation TRANSPORT & MOBILITY102-103 Ivan HodacSecretary General, The European Automobile Manufacturers'Association (ACEA)Smarter and Greener Transport of Tomorrow104-107 Didier LeroyPresident and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe Chief Regional Officer for Europe, Toyota Motor CorporationLeading the Way to the Future of Mobility108-109 Tony TylerDirector General and CEOThe International Air Transport Association (IATA)Aviation: Committed to its ambitious goalsTOURISM110-113 Dr Taleb RifaiSecretary-General, The United Nations World TourismOrganisation (UNWTO) Advancing the Green Economy: Innovation in the Tourism Sector G20 MEMBER COUNTRIES 114-115 Nicolas SarkozyPresident, The French Republic Setting an Agenda for Growth116-117 Didier HamonDirector of Environment and Sustainability, Paris AirportsAuthority (ADP)Paris Airports Authority: A New Commitment to EmissionsReductionIn Association with Consus SA In Association with Linc Energy Ltd

his year, the UN Climate ChangeConference takes place in South Africa, onAfrican soil. It takes place on a continentwhich will lose so much, if climate changeis not fully addressed, but which can gain so much fromthe solutions to climate change. Those solutions cannow be strengthened further, in Durban.Governments meeting in Durban for theCOP17/CMP7 conference have a huge task ahead ofthem: to continue to steer the global economy onto alow-carbon and climate-safe path. In real terms, thisrequires nothing short of an industrial and energyrevolution, combined with a massive effort to protectthe most vulnerable populations of the world from theravages of climate change. To move decisively towardsthis, governments need to take the next decisive stepin the global response to climate change. The UN Climate Change Conference in Durban needsto build on past successes to enable a greatercollective effort on climate change. Last year inCancun, Mexico, the international communityagreed to limit the global average temperature rise tobelow two degrees Celsius, sending the clearestsignal ever that governments intend to transform andde-carbonise their economies. And it agreed themost comprehensive package ever to helpdeveloping countries limit the growth of theirgreenhouse gas emissions and adapt to theinevitable effects of climate change.In Cancun, three new climate institutions wereagreed. Now in South Africa, work on building theseinstitutions needs to continue apace to enable theirfull functioning in 2012. This relates to theTechnology Mechanism, which is being designed toincrease technology cooperation for reducinggreenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climatechange, and which will depend on active privatesector involvement for its success. This also relates to the Adaptation Committee, whichwill better coordinate the current fragmentedadaptation measures. And it means completing thefirst phase of the design of the UNFCCC's GreenClimate Fund.Secure and predictable long-term finance is crucialfor developing countries to take action. At Cancun,governments agreed to provide US$100 billion by2020. Going forward, governments need to clarifyhow to mobilise this amount and how to ramp upclimate finance well before 2020. Both governmentsand the private sector need to mobilise climatefinance, and countries are therefore activelyconsidering how to involve the private sector in thedesign and operation of all three Cancun institutions.Since the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancunlast year, governments have repeatedly acknowledgedthat their collective efforts to reduce greenhouseemissions as they stand are inadequate, with thepledges made in Mexico only amounting to 60 percent of what is required to stay below the agreed twodegrees Celsius temperature rise. Much progress on avariety of technical issues has been made in thecourse of 2011, and there is universal understandingof the need to increase the speed and scale of action. But the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban willbe the time when crucial political decisions on a futureframework to reduce global greenhouse emissions canbe made, charting the common path ahead, whilstsafeguarding what countries have developed and builtso laboriously over the past decades.FOREWORD012THE NEW ECONOMYCHRISTIANA FIGUERES, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, THE UNITED NATIONSFRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC)T