What does “Net Zero” Mean?

On February 11, 2015, in africa, agriculture, climate justice, global goal, mitigation, solutions, by alexraf

Organisations across the world warned of the risk of the UN adopting a “net zero” goal at Geneva climate talks. Read their summary here.

Background Notes on Key Issues in the Lima Talks

Observers at the Lima Climate conference released the following background notes to explain the issues at play. Including on: The process and type of deal on the table El proceso y la forma del acuerdo Loss and Damage Daños y Perdidas A moratorium on carbon markets Climate Finance Review of the 2020 Targets Infographic on [...]

Civil Society Interventions in Lima: Call for System Change Not Climate Change

Civil society representatives from across the world address the UNFCCC Climate Conference in Lima. As part of the Climate Justice Now! constituency the following interventions were delivered: Martin Vilela, from  the Bolivian Platform on Climate Change to the COP/CMP Opening Plenary (Spanish) Ruth Nyambura, from the African Biodiversity Network, to the ADP Opening Plenary. Pascoe Sabido, [...]

The way forward: equity and energy

On June 13, 2013, in africa, climate debt, climate justice, equity, finance, solutions, technology, by Admin

Civil society groups outlined a path forward at UN climate talks that included “equity” or every country doing its fair-share and a focused approach to energy. They outlined their vision in a series of briefs available here: Energy Equity

The real cost of delay in Bonn climate talks – Africa

On June 12, 2013, in adaptation, africa, equity, markets, by Admin

As two weeks of acrimonious UN climate talks draw to a close, observers were heavily critical of lack of movement on key issues. At a press conference held during the talks, hosted by the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), an African-wide climate movement with over 300 organisations in 45 countries as members, Mithika Mwenda, [...]

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