Some quick reflections on the COP26 climate conference, published by the Lowy Interpreter and online here.
In November, the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network released their joint publication on "Technology and Nationally Determined Contributions: Stimulating the uptake of technologies in support of NDC implementations". This paper is a result of the first-ever joint activities of the TEC and the CTCN, agreed in 2020, on technology and … Continue reading Technology & NDCs – publication & panel discussion
UPDATED: On Friday 29/10, Queen Mary University of London and Peking University School of Transnational Law co-hosted a panel discussion on the eve of the COP26 Glasgow climate conference. The session is on YouTube here.
It was a pleasure to participate in the discussion organised by Foresight News on covering the Glasgow climate conference, COP26, as a journalist. A writeup and the recording of the webinar are online here.
Today the Technology Executive Committee continues the “Technology Day” series of events, together with our partners, with a webinar on “National Policy, Local Action: Scaling Integrated Approaches to Strengthen Coastal and Ocean Adaptation”. Welcome to join us at 14:00 CEST. UPDATE: The UNFCCC news item on the webinar is here. The webinar may be viewed … Continue reading Webinar – National Policy, Local Action:Scaling Integrated Approaches to Strengthen Coastal and Ocean Adaptation
The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee convened virtually last month for its 2nd meeting of the year. Among other things, the TEC made progress on our joint activities with the Climate Technology Centre and Network, including the soon-to-be-published paper on technology and Nationally Determined Contributions, provided recommendations and key message to the Paris Agreement and Climate … Continue reading Technology Executive Committee meeting – key outcomes
I was pleased to join the team at Melbourne Climate Futures for the latest episode of their podcast, 'Climate Talks', on 'what is being discussed and what is left out' at the COP26 climate conference. In particular, we discussed the negotiations on climate finance and market mechanisms.
The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee's new paper on “Building Capacities in Climate Technologies: Understanding Gaps, Needs, Challenges and Enabling Measures to Promote Endogenous Capacities and Technologies” has been published. Thanks to everyone who contributed, especially Marilyn Averill (University of Colorado Boulder).
My article on the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for Neos Kosmos is online here.
Peking University School of Transnational Law hosted a webinar featuring Dr Hao ZHANG, Chinese University of Hong Kong, on “Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China: past, present and future”. The webinar is available to watch on YouTube and Bilibili. The audio is also now on the 'Legal Frontiers' podcast on Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple, … Continue reading Webinar & podcast: Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China