All pages with keywords: UNFCCC

Climate change: from challenge to opportunity – video

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern, Sam Fankhauser 23 Feb 2017

In conversation with Patricia Espinosa, hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.   Following its adoption … read more »


Effective and geographically balanced? An output based assessment of non-state climate actions

Effective and geographically balanced? An output based assessment of non-state climate actions

a research article by Sander Chan, Robert Falkner, Matthew Goldberg, Harro van Asselt 21 November, 2016

Climate actions by non-state and subnational actors are an important complement to the multilateral climate regime and the associated contributions made by national governments. Although such actions hold much potential, … read more »


Nicholas Stern responds to news that Christiana Figueres will step down from UNFCCC role

Press release 19 February, 2016

Responding to the announcement today (17 December 2015) that Christiana Figueres will step down from her role as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Nicholas Stern, Chair … read more »


The Road to Paris: Look beneath the surface for the new climate politics

The Road to Paris: Look beneath the surface for the new climate politics

a commentary by Robert Falkner 30 November, 2015

Associate, Robert Falkner writes that, beneath the surface of diplomatic wrangling at the Paris climate summit, new drivers of global climate policy are making themselves heard. read more »


Does it matter what you call it? Reflections on how companies voluntarily disclose their adaptation activities

Does it matter what you call it? Reflections on how companies voluntarily disclose their adaptation activities

a working paper by Swenja Surminski, Karoliina Isoaho 30 September, 2015

Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector. However, little is still known about if and how corporations, particularly those operating … read more »


Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work program

Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work program

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Jillian Eldridge 21 September, 2015

This paper presents evidence of current engagement and expectations, from official submissions to the UNFCCC, L&D literature, and relates this to experiences from the fields of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). read more »


Countries are falling short of the 2°C target but Paris can unlock four keys to climate action

Countries are falling short of the 2°C target but Paris can unlock four keys to climate action

a commentary by Rodney Boyd 20 August, 2015

Policy analyst, Rodney Boyd, reflects on a recent report which showed countries were falling short in efforts to avoid dangerous climate change. read more »


Video – Paris and beyond: lecture by World Bank Group VP, Rachel Kyte

Public Lecture Sam Fankhauser 22 Oct 2015

World Bank Vice Group President Rachel Kyte looks beyond a potential climate deal at the Paris summit and asks how an orderly transition to zero carbon growth could be managed and financed. read more »


Conducting Global Climate Change Negotiations

Conducting Global Climate Change Negotiations

a policy report by Kai Monheim 14 May, 2015

Process itself — over and above the issues at stake — is a key determinant of negotiation success across all levels of climate change negotiation groups in the United Nations Framework … read more »


The management of multilateral negotiations: lessons from UN climate negotiations

a policy paper by Kai Monheim 25 February, 2015

The 2009 Conference of Parties (COP 15) in Copenhagen, which aimed to deliver a first-ever comprehensive global climate deal, ended without agreement in part because of poor management … read more »


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