Lecture: Advancing Technology Development & Transfer under the Paris Agreement

Last week I delivered a lecture as part of the “Road to COP 26/CMA 3 Preparatory Lecture Series” co-hosted by the National University of Singapore-Centre for International Law, University of Durham Law School and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL). My lecture, delivered in a personal capacity, … Continue reading Lecture: Advancing Technology Development & Transfer under the Paris Agreement

How climate change & gender equality are linked in the pursuit of justice

The movements for gender equality and climate action are two of the great contemporary struggles for progress. They’re also closely linked. My article in Friday’s South China Morning Post on achieving these equally necessary and mutually reinforcing goals is online here.

Technology Mechanism @G-STIC 2020

Last week the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism participated in the 2020 conference of the Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation Community (G-STIC). On 27 October, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) hosted a deep-dive session on “Innovative approaches for climate adaptation technologies”, with speakers from the Stockholm Environment Institute, Univers-Sel, the World Resources Institute, Myanmar’s Ministry of Natural … Continue reading Technology Mechanism @G-STIC 2020

Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee recently hosted a webinar to launch new TEC publications on enhancing Paris Agreement implementation, on the topics of: 🧩 Enhancing implementation of the results of the technology needs assessment; 💡 Innovative approaches to accelerating and scaling up climate technology implementation; and 🗺 Technologies for averting, minimizing and addressing loss and … Continue reading Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests from developing countries, among other services. As Technology Executive Committee vice-chair, I am an ex … Continue reading Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Webinar series: Fostering green recovery through climate technologies

Beginning on 27 May, the German National Designated Entity for climate technology will be hosting a series of weekly webinars, on the theme of “Fostering green recovery through climate technologies: How the private sector and market mechanisms can accelerate technology transfer”.  I participated in the 3 June session, on the topic of "Financing the deployment … Continue reading Webinar series: Fostering green recovery through climate technologies