Posts Tagged: UNFCCC

Framing a ‘Just Transition’ Mission for climate action with quality jobs

An important strand of climate policy is how to deal with the employment consequences of the transition to low-emissions production and consumption, particularly in countries and regions that have been dependent on fossil fuel extraction or consumption. The quest for

Framing a ‘Just Transition’ Mission for climate action with quality jobs

An important strand of climate policy is how to deal with the employment consequences of the transition to low-emissions production and consumption, particularly in countries and regions that have been dependent on fossil fuel extraction or consumption. The quest for

Book: EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

“EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations”, a book I have co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas of FEPS, will be published by Routledge in 2018. The book examines the possibilities and capabilities for EU leadership after a productive but also turbulent

Book: EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

“EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations”, a book I have co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas of FEPS, will be published by Routledge in 2018. The book examines the possibilities and capabilities for EU leadership after a productive but also turbulent

IUCN: Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23

During the climate conference in Bonn, I was delighted to participate in IUCN’s Law Day, which hosted sessions on the legal response to climate change and, in particular, how the IUCN’s Environmental Law Centre and World Commission on Environmental Law

IUCN: Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23

During the climate conference in Bonn, I was delighted to participate in IUCN’s Law Day, which hosted sessions on the legal response to climate change and, in particular, how the IUCN’s Environmental Law Centre and World Commission on Environmental Law

Transnational Law Institute co-hosts UN climate conference panel discussions

The TLI co-hosted 2 panel discussions, both on the theme of a just transition to the low-emissions economy, together with our partners the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Fondation Jean Jaures (and, for the first event, with the European

Transnational Law Institute co-hosts UN climate conference panel discussions

The TLI co-hosted 2 panel discussions, both on the theme of a just transition to the low-emissions economy, together with our partners the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Fondation Jean Jaures (and, for the first event, with the European

COP23 presentation: Technology Executive Committee stakeholder engagement

Yesterday, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism held a side event at COP23 on the work of both the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). There was terrific engagement by both parties and non-party stakeholders. Full

COP23 presentation: Technology Executive Committee stakeholder engagement

Yesterday, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism held a side event at COP23 on the work of both the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). There was terrific engagement by both parties and non-party stakeholders. Full

New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm

A new paper by Dr Megan Bowman and me looks at the current challenges and opportunities of the Green Climate Fund. The paper is part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series and looks at the GCF’s situation following the

New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm

A new paper by Dr Megan Bowman and me looks at the current challenges and opportunities of the Green Climate Fund. The paper is part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series and looks at the GCF’s situation following the

Article: EU leadership the best response to Trump climate challenge

My article for the Progressive Post on the EU's response to Donald Trump's announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is online here.

Article: EU leadership the best response to Trump climate challenge

My article for the Progressive Post on the EU's response to Donald Trump's announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is online here.

Trump & climate change: a speed bump not a roadblock

We learned of Trump’s election on the first Wednesday morning of the UN climate summit in Marrakech, COP22. This news was shocking to many who had gathered at the Bab Ighli conference venue to advance the urgent business of preventing

Trump & climate change: a speed bump not a roadblock

We learned of Trump’s election on the first Wednesday morning of the UN climate summit in Marrakech, COP22. This news was shocking to many who had gathered at the Bab Ighli conference venue to advance the urgent business of preventing

Video: Accelerating Climate Action Dialogue

I was very pleased to participate yesterday in the UNFCCC’s Accelerating Climate Action series of panel discussions here in Bonn. This series showcases the actions of both state and non-state actors implement ambitious climate plans in their various sectors, building

Video: Accelerating Climate Action Dialogue

I was very pleased to participate yesterday in the UNFCCC’s Accelerating Climate Action series of panel discussions here in Bonn. This series showcases the actions of both state and non-state actors implement ambitious climate plans in their various sectors, building

Call for applications: Summer COP@King’s – international climate negotiation masterclass

Applications are open to participate in Summer COP@King’s, an international climate change negotiation masterclass which will be held on 19 June at the Strand campus of King’s College London. Research, graduate and undergraduate students in Law are welcome to apply.   The

Call for applications: Summer COP@King’s – international climate negotiation masterclass

Applications are open to participate in Summer COP@King’s, an international climate change negotiation masterclass which will be held on 19 June at the Strand campus of King’s College London. Research, graduate and undergraduate students in Law are welcome to apply.   The