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  • 8 Nov 2021
    Julian Caldecott

    Surviving climate chaos at CoP 26 and the demonstrations outside

    Truths are emerging though the CoP 26 talks, pledges, alliances, and efforts to align private capital with public interests, while governments try to reassure a scared and outraged public.

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  • 26 Oct 2021
    Joanna Depledge

    Keeping expectations realistic for COP26 in Glasgow

    There are great expectations by governments, businesses, and civil society for the forthcoming Glasgow Climate Conference, or COP 26, as it’s known in the jargon. US Secretary of State John Kerry has labelled it “the last best hope for the world”, words echoed by UK COP President Designate, Alok Sharma. Similar hyperbole is peppered liberally […]

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  • 21 Oct 2021
    Nives Dolsak, Aseem Prakash

    How Would the World Deliver $100 Billion in Climate Aid?

    In a recent New York Times opinion piece, Larry Fink, the Chairman and CEO of the $10 trillion financial giant, BlackRock, and an outspoken advocate for ESG investment, argues that rich countries (OECD + China, as per Fink’s classification) should annually provide $100 billion in climate mitigation aid to developing countries. He assesses that to […]

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  • 21 Oct 2021
    Patrick Bayer, Federica Genovese

    Domestic Politics at the Root: Obstacles and Opportunities at the Glasgow COP

    With COP less than two weeks away, one may wonder what the 26th round of the United Nations annual climate talks has in store. Media outlets from around the world, advocacy groups, and NGOs have come down hard on climate diplomats to have a renewed sense of urgency. The IPCC’s latest Assessment Report on the […]

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