Carbon Markets a Bad Idea for Paris Deal

On February 13, 2015, in climate debt, climate justice, equity, forests, markets, mitigation, by alexraf

On the last day of the geneva session government will consider ‘carbon markets’ and their role in the Paris Agreement. Civil society groups warn they should have no role in the Paris deal.

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 [...]

Governments urged back from the brink in Doha

Civil society groups from across the world made strong demands on all governments as the Doha climate conference reached its closing stages. The letter of demand is available here..

What Happened In Durban and What Happens Next

Civil society groups from across the globe have released their ‘assessment’ of where the UN climate talks are as they prepare to resume in Bonn, Germany this week. Read a copy of the short overview of all the issues currently in play at the UN negotiations here.

Science, Equity, Climate Justice and Africa

Pambazuka News’ latest edition, explores issues of equity and justice for Africa in the run-up to the Durban climate conference. There are a range of excellent articles covering all of the key issues in the negotiations and their connection to Africa and the demands of climate justice movements. Hewa Nzuri’s article, ‘Climate change, the science [...]

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