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1st week of COP21 in Paris: What has happened so far?

From the 30th November to the 11th December it takes place in Paris the COP21 of the UNFCCC . This is the 21st annual meeting that has taken place already within the UNFCCC frame. But why is Paris so important if there is a COP every year?

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December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Phase out Fossils. Phase in Nuclear?

Second day of the COP20, and the plenary is full of delegates discussing the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP). The atmosphere is really … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Analysing the climate change – conflict relation

For every complex problem there is an answer that’s simple, clear and wrong. – H.L. Mencken The link between environmental degradation and conflict, including climate change and conflict, has been … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

Conceptualizing Transformational Adaptation

Adaptation: from incremental to transformational Adaptation is normally understood as “the adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Commodifying nature? reflections around PES scheme

Palm Oil plantations in Indonesia (Source: Wikipedia) In 1997, Constanza and colleagues (1997) described ecosystem goods and services as “the benefits’ human populations derive, directly or indirectly, from ecosystem functions” … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oxford Climate Forum 2014

From the 7-8th of February the Oxford Climate Forum 2014 attracted young academics from around the UK and brought them together with some leading organisations, consultancies, professors and experts in … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Team

The platform is created by a group of enthusiastic minds with a range of backgrounds related to climate change, including experiences at NGOs, think tanks, governments, GEF, UNEP, and UNESCO. … Continue reading

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