And then there were COP24 outcomes (kind of).

The Paris Agreement was and remains a milestone agreement in climate change policy. Never before have countries spoken in so united voice about what their aspirations are for climate change outcomes, what kinds of commitments they aspired to, and how we can address climate change at a global scale. Yet, strangely these last two weeks… Continue reading And then there were COP24 outcomes (kind of).

Finding direction at the COP24

This week the countries have tried to find a shared direction on a number of issues, including how to agree on the "Paris Rulebook" (more about that here). Yesterday night the countries finally came together to make decisions based on the discussions and meetings during the week. The two big ticket items have been the… Continue reading Finding direction at the COP24

Will COP24 deliver the great expectations?

This week in Queensland, temperatures are soaring, with temperature records consistently breaking this week, with potential for fire tornadoes with the strong winds, and also potentially a devastating season for our coral reefs as the summer heat begins. Meanwhile, school children and youth in Australia are staging a campaign and not going to school as… Continue reading Will COP24 deliver the great expectations?