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).
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
The journal Transnational Dispute Management has just released a call for papers for a special Issue on the theme of "International Investment Arbitration - Environmental Protection and Climate Change Issues". Details available here.
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.
Technological innovation has a vital role to play in meeting our climate objectives, and international RD&D collaboration can help. The launch event for the Technology Executive Committee publication on international collaborative RD&D is now online on ΥοuTube. Thanks to the participants from Future Cleantech Architects, Chile’s Ministry of Energy, the Indian Institute of Technology & … Continue reading Panel discussion: International collaborative RD&D for climate technologies
Last week I gave a short lecture as part of the Energy Community’s “Eternal Summer” series, on the topic of “Sustainable finance, pandemic and climate transition”. In 2020 the climate transition required by the Paris Agreement collided with the COVID-19 pandemic. The impacts of this collision continue to unfold, with major consequences for the achievement … Continue reading Lecture: Sustainable finance, pandemic & climate transition
New article in the latest issue of Carbon & Climate Law Review:
The UNFCCC Climate Dialogues offered an opportunity to look back on the Technical Examination Processes for both mitigation and adaptation. Here are my comments on the experience of the Technical Expert Meetings on Mitigation: