COP20

Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, UNFCCC, Greenpeace, renewable energy, climate justice, politics
Despite Lima: 2014 brought new momentum for climate action Daniel Mittler from Greenpeace International highlights the positive momentum seen on climate change in 2014 and emphasises that there is still ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, loss and damage, green climate fund, UNFCCC, resilience, climate adaptation, climate justice
Loss and damage: Raw deal for vulnerable countries in the Lima Call for Climate Action? CARE International’s Sven Harmeling summarises the latest discussions on loss and damage and stresses that the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, accountability, politics
Rich nations can’t dodge bill for historic greenhouse gas emissions Chukwumerije Okereke from the University of Reading discusses the need for a moral approach to the climate negotiations, addressing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: gender equality, women’s empowerment, climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, capacity building, sustainable development
Why gender equality and women’s voices are relevant (even) in climate change discourse UN Women’s Verona Collantes emphasises the need for Parties to appreciate and understand that the new climate agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: partnerships, SIDS, COP20, UNFCCC, capacity building, resilience, climate justice
COP21 partnerships: The way forward for Small Island Developing States? Lawyer, Dominique Maingot, reflects on the Lima outcome in relation to Small Island Developing States and looks ahead to the role ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, diplomacy, COP20, UNFCCC, politics, international policy
... the US announced that it intends to achieve economy-wide targets of reducing GHG emissions by 26-28 per cent below the 2005 level by 2025. The US can influence and push China’s international climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, sustainable development, capacity building, COP20, UNFCCC
Time to move from advocacy to action: Paris as the COP of decisions Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 emphasise the need to move from words to action and share some initiatives ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, COP20, UNFCCC, resilience, loss and damage, adaptation, finance
... as we move towards the 100 billion per year by 2020 that was committed in Copenhagen in 2009. Lima was far from a success, and has served to create further doubts for the outcome of COP21, where a universal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, finance, SIDS, UNFCCC, COP20, loss and damage, resilience
COP20 and the path to Paris Jacqueline Fa’amatuainu from the University of Auckland summarises some of the positive outcomes from Lima for Small Island Developing States, but emphasises that more needs ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change reflects on the COP20 demonstrations of solidarity with the people of the Philippines following Typhoon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs, Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change Upon entering the COP20 conference venue on Wednesday, I was met by over one hundred delegates from countries ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, climate action, NAZCA Portal, transparency, accountability, Peru, COP20
Climate action portal to capture and catalyse climate action in support of 2015 agreement UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, lauds the launch of the new NAZCA Climate Action Portal, which ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable cities, local authorities, gender equity, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, urban planning
The future of cities: Low-carbon, resilient, gender-smart and equitable Kate Cahoon and Gotelind Alber from GenderCC discuss the need for gender-responsive urban planning and development, and the critical ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable transport, cities, COP20, UNFCCC, climate change mitigation, technology, sustainable development
... available National Communications typically reporting on the status in 2007-2010. At the same time, the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) focus on post-2020 actions. As a consequence, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: cities, mayors, local authorities, collaboration, partnership, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience
... of Mayors initiative, officially launched by the European Commission in 2008, has today exceeded all the initial expectations and has expanded far beyond the EU borders. This initiative includes today ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN, Soscha de la Fuente highlights education as critical to addressing climate change and Serena Boccardo and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Soscha de la Fuente, Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN One of the big surprises for youth at this COP has been the Ministerial Declaration ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: carbon capture and storage, UNFCCC, COP20, ecosystems, coral reefs, IPCC
UNFCCC is a death sentence for coral reefs and low islands: The down to earth solution to reverse climate change Thomas J. Goreau from the Global Coral Reef Alliance issues a warning to participants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: montañas, ecosistemas, colaboración, COP20, resiliencia, cambio climático
Montañistas, desarrollo sostenible y cambio climático: conectando los puntos hacia un interés común Carolina Adler, Comisión de Protección de la Montaña, Unión Internacional de Asociaciones de Alpinismo, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: oceans, acidification, resilience, COP20, UNFCCC, Seychelles, SIDS
The missing oceans Ronny Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and SIDS Issues dives into the issue of ocean acidification and the impacts of climate change on small islands, calling for oceans ... [ +++ ]
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