They say experience shows that a clear position from its negotiators can be instrumental at the last stretch of the COP talks. The strong calls follow a release of the draft of the global stocktake text, which has dropped mentions of a phase-out.
Just hours before the start of the high stakes conference, Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, Jr called off his trip to Dubai, in order to focus on a hostage situation of Filipino seafarers in the Red Sea.
As the Philippine delegation presses for funds to pay for the loss and damage caused by extreme weather events, climate negotiators weigh in on why it is in the country’s best interests that the biggest annual climate-related negotiation is held in a developing region.
What does Brazil's new president mean for the Amazon? Paulo Artaxo from the University of Sao Paulo's examines the damage right-wing Jair Bolsonaro could do to one of the world's most important ecosystems, and what that would mean for the rest of us.
There is only one way to deliver improvements to human well-being in an environmentally sustainable way and avoid the worst effects of Hothouse Earth: “transformational change".
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Patricia Espinosa is tasked to steer the international climate negotiations through the finer details of the Paris Agreement. What happens if the US renegades on its current commitment? Is Brexit a threat? Her answers on this video.
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
With 31 more countries submitting their instruments of ratification for the Paris climate pact last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is confident the Paris Agreement will have entered into force before his term concludes.