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International climate change negotiations

International discussions to develop effective local, national, regional and international strategies with commitments and action by all countries
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Water and Climate Blue Book
World Water Council 2016
Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merg...
Steps to overcome the North–South divide in research relevant to climate change policy and practice
Nature Publishing Group 2017
The authors of this Nature Climate Change Perspective article argue that Northern (developed country) domination of science relevant to climate change policy and practice, and limited research led by researchers in Southern developing...
What Explains the Allocation of Aid and Private Investment for Electrification?
A. Pueyo / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
This paper aims to inform policy looking to step up investment in the electricity sector of developing countries and align it to other development goals such as universal access to energy or sustainability. Three questions guid...
“Loss and Damage” and “Liability and Compensation” – What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?
Wilson Center 2016
An article on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog that examines how the langauge used to describe loss and damage resulting from climate change shifted away from talking about liability and compensation towards a definition tha...
Chronology - Loss and Damage
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2016
Official UNFCCC chronology detailing the process and negotiations leading up to the creation of the Warsaw International Mechanism on loss and damage and the subsequent inclusion of loss and damage in Article 8 of the Paris Agreement....
Strategic Ambiguity: How Loss and Damage Became a Part of Global Climate Policy
L. Vanhala / Wilson Center 2016
This guest blog post on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog provides a useful overview of how the changing, and increasingly ambiguous, language and definitions used to describe loss and damage in global climate change negotiat...
Loss and damage: some key issues and considerations for SIDS expert meeting
J.P. Hoffmaister; D. Stabinsky / Third World Network 2016
The series of expert meetings under the UNFCCC on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, is a ...
Framing climate change loss and damage in UNFCCC negotiations
L. Vanhala; C. Hestbaek / Global Environmental Politics 2016
How does an idea emerge and gain traction in the international arena when its under-pinning principles are contested by power ful players? The adoption in 2013 of the Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage as part o...
Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation
K. Boom; J.-A. Richards; S. Leonard / Heinrich Böll Foundation - European Union 2016
The Paris Agreement is ground breaking yet contradictory. In an era of fractured multilateralism it achieved above and beyond what was considered politically possible – yet it stopped far short of what is necessary to sto...
Emissions trading and climate diplomacy between Europe and China
O. Gippner / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional  engagement”  vis-à-vis  the  People’s  Republic  of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilatera...
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Water and Climate Blue Book
World Water Council 2016
Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merg...
Steps to overcome the North–South divide in research relevant to climate change policy and practice
Nature Publishing Group 2017
The authors of this Nature Climate Change Perspective article argue that Northern (developed country) domination of science relevant to climate change policy and practice, and limited research led by researchers in Southern developing...
What Explains the Allocation of Aid and Private Investment for Electrification?
A. Pueyo / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
This paper aims to inform policy looking to step up investment in the electricity sector of developing countries and align it to other development goals such as universal access to energy or sustainability. Three questions guid...
“Loss and Damage” and “Liability and Compensation” – What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?
Wilson Center 2016
An article on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog that examines how the langauge used to describe loss and damage resulting from climate change shifted away from talking about liability and compensation towards a definition tha...
Chronology - Loss and Damage
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2016
Official UNFCCC chronology detailing the process and negotiations leading up to the creation of the Warsaw International Mechanism on loss and damage and the subsequent inclusion of loss and damage in Article 8 of the Paris Agreement....
Strategic Ambiguity: How Loss and Damage Became a Part of Global Climate Policy
L. Vanhala / Wilson Center 2016
This guest blog post on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog provides a useful overview of how the changing, and increasingly ambiguous, language and definitions used to describe loss and damage in global climate change negotiat...
Loss and damage: some key issues and considerations for SIDS expert meeting
J.P. Hoffmaister; D. Stabinsky / Third World Network 2016
The series of expert meetings under the UNFCCC on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, is a ...
Framing climate change loss and damage in UNFCCC negotiations
L. Vanhala; C. Hestbaek / Global Environmental Politics 2016
How does an idea emerge and gain traction in the international arena when its under-pinning principles are contested by power ful players? The adoption in 2013 of the Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage as part o...
Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation
K. Boom; J.-A. Richards; S. Leonard / Heinrich Böll Foundation - European Union 2016
The Paris Agreement is ground breaking yet contradictory. In an era of fractured multilateralism it achieved above and beyond what was considered politically possible – yet it stopped far short of what is necessary to sto...
Emissions trading and climate diplomacy between Europe and China
O. Gippner / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional  engagement”  vis-à-vis  the  People’s  Republic  of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilatera...
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NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability
NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability supports research and implementation of action against climate change around the globe. It works in the areas of research, policy design and knowledge sharing.
FORES
FORES is a green and liberal think tank that wants to renew the debate in Sweden with a belief in entrepreneurship. Environment and market, migration, entrepreneurship in civil society, integrity, equality, global democratization and modernization of welfare are some of the issues they work on. FORES is also known as the Forum For Reform and Entrepreneurship.
CDM Policy Dialogue
The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to meet the challenges of the post-2012 period. The objective of the policy dialogue is to make recommendations regarding how to best position the CDM to respond to future challenges and opportun...
Many Strong Voices (MSV)
Many Strong Voices (MSV) was established in Montreal, Canada, in December 2005 to raise awareness on the effects of climate change in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Since then, MSV has worked to bring together over 20 organisations from these two regions to take collaborative and strategic actions on climate change mitigation and adaptation at the local, regional and interna...
Global Transition 2012
The Global Transition 2012 is an international network that aims to catalyse a global transition by building a community of civil society organisations across the globe to promote and deliver a rapid transition to a desirable and sustainable economy. The ultimate vision of the initiative is an alternative global green economy that maximises wellbeing, operates within environmental limits and is ca...
Oslo Climate and Forest Conference (OSFC)
Countries met in Oslo, Norway, in May 2010 to establish a global partnership to fight climate change. The main purpose of the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference was to enable effective, transparent and coordinated action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, called REDD+. The global forest partnership that was established in Oslo ma...
The Mexico City Pact
In order to become strategic partners in the fight against climate change, Mayors and Local Authorities are invited to sign the Global Cities Covenant on Climate (Mexico City Pact). By signing the Pact, Mayors and local authority representatives commit to: Reduce their local greenhouse gas emissions voluntarily Adopt and implement local climate mitigation meas...
Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG)
The Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit public interest law and policy research, advocacy and training organization registered under the laws of Kenya with the following core objectives: To serve as a centre for the study, development and application of sound laws and policies aimed at promoting sustainable development and good...
Global Climate Network (GCN)
The Global Climate Network (GCN) is a collaboration of independent research and policy organisations focusing on climate change issues. GCN works with institutes and think tanks in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Nigeria, Australia and the US. The Network’s secretariat is based at Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The network commissions, conducts and publishes joint res...
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