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Placing Faith in Climate Activism: A Review of the Roles of Religions in Addressing Climate Change Ethically

by Sirca S. Gogus PART I Whenever I am asked why I chose to specialise in climate change (often over raised eyebrows), be it among a crowd of fancy suits … Continue reading

February 16, 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

Using Official Development Assistance to Complement Adaptation Funding

by Sirca S. Gogus This article aims to analyse why and how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process impedes the holistic adaptation policy and practice, and how … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

UNEA 2014: Ground-Breaking Platform for Global Environmental Sustainability

Written by Grace Eunhye Lee Following the Rio+20 Earth Summit’s decision to strengthen the UNEP’s role as the leading global environmental authority to fulfill its coordination mandate among multilateral environmental … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

UNFCCC 40th meeting of the subsidary bodies – A stepping-stone to a COP21 agreement

By Rory Walshe and Janto S. Hess.   The recent UNFCCC 40th meeting  of the Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn, Germany (4th-15th June) was a critical stage in the run up to … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

IPCC WGII AR5: Another compelling reason to act

By Janto S. Hess and Rory Walshe. On Monday the 31th of March, the IPCC Working Group II released its contribution to the 5th Assessment Report. Was this ground breaking? … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Negotiating Africa’s Interests on Climate Change: The African Group of Negotiators

Written by Lorraine Dongo Cracked earth from drought in Africa Photo: ALAMY Climate change affects us all, but it does not affect us all equally. The poorest and most vulnerable –those … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Understanding Impasse in Climate Change Negotiations: The North-South Conflict and Beyond

Sırça‘s two cents on why the UNFCCC context looks ever-tortuous and the COP process, more often than not, dead-locked. A recap on negotiations… Climate change has been identified as a global … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 3 Comments
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