Technology & NDCs – publication & panel discussion

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

Webinar – National Policy, Local Action:Scaling Integrated Approaches to Strengthen Coastal and Ocean Adaptation

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

Technology Executive Committee meeting – key outcomes

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

Building Capacities in Climate Technologies

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).

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

Call for papers: International Investment Arbitration – Environmental Protection & Climate Change Issues

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.

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.