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Complex decisions on carbon markets and transparency deferred to COP26, Glasgow

Talks on transparency and carbon markets continue to confound climate negotiators – during May-June technical sessions – leaving hard work ahead at COP26 in Glasgow, UK. Mairi Dupar of CASA reports. The sessional meetings of the UNFCCC, which spanned three weeks in May and June, came to a close late last week – with a reflection… Read more »

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How has COVID-19 impacted climate diplomacy?

A new IIED learning paper assesses how COVID-19 has impacted climate diplomacy, via a survey of LDC negotiators.

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Now on mobile app: Guide to the Paris Agreement

The updated 2020 edition of the Guide to the Paris Agreement by Oxford Climate Policy and ecbi has now been made into a mobile phone app! The app aims to make it easier for negotiators and other climate policy-makers to access and understand the content of the Paris Agreement in these virtual times.   The… Read more »

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Leaders Summit on Climate: headlines and LDC, AOSIS response

President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate may have delivered a shot in the arm for climate ambition – but indicators of global warming show the planet is in deep peril, and least developed and small island nations say rich nations have failed to make sufficient funding pledges to help vulnerable people.  Mairi Dupar of CASA… Read more »

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Climate resilient agriculture hot topic at international climate summit

The recent international Climate Adaptation Summit, hosted by the Netherlands, delivered a clear case for focusing on food security as the world recovers from Covid-19 and continues to be impacted by climate change.

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