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.
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 new book “Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies and the Law of the Sea” has just been published by Brill, edited by Professor Keyuan Zou and Professor Anastasia Telesetsky. Congratulations to both! The book has its origins in a fascinating and convivial October 2018 symposium on ‘Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the … Continue reading Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea
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
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).
As the climate crisis worsens, environmental displacement, migration and resettlement within countries and across borders demand greater attention from policymakers. As part of the KNOMAD and Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility project on the “Global Governance of Environmental Mobility”, my paper examines this growing challenge in the case of China.
The latest session of STL's Law & Sustainability Colloquium is now online as both a video and a podcast episode. In this webinar, Dr Fabiano de Andrade Correa (Centre for International Sustainable Development Law) gave an overview of the interlinkages between climate change and agriculture in law and policy and set out current initiatives and … Continue reading Video & audio: Exploring the Interlinkages Between Climate Change & Agriculture
It was a pleasure to participate in this year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week in my TEC capacity. I have shared some reflections on our sessions here. The UNFCCC news item is here. (From the session on “Unlocking green hydrogen’s potential in the Asia Pacific”)