December 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Speaking on Wednesday at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), better known as COP24, the United States doubled-down on its allegiance to the fossil fuel industry and a business-as-usual case, while further espousing a view about its emissions levels that is beginning to bear less and less relation with the truth.
December 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Countries attending the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), better known as COP24, have made several new climate finance commitments, increasing existing commitments to both the World Bank Group's Adaptation Fund and the Green Climate Fund.
December 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP24, currently underway in Katowice, Poland, is quickly beginning to devolve into chaos after two key aspects of negotiations have incensed participants and observers alike and left any potential unanimity more fragile than when we began.
December 3rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP24, got underway on Sunday in Katowice, Poland, to something of a rocky start, despite a call from previous COP Presidents to "send an unequivocal message ... for enhanced ambition by 2020 that puts the world on a trajectory compatible with the objectives of the Paris Agreement."
October 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Green Climate Fund on Sunday approved more than $1 billion in new projects and programs aimed at supporting climate action across developing nations while at the same time launching the Fund's first replenishment
March 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The African Development Bank has this week secured $52.5 million in funding from the Green Climate Fund for Zambia’s Renewable Energy Financing Framework which will seek to finance 100 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy.
June 1st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US President Donald Trump has announced to the world that he is withdrawing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement, much to the delight of his own supporters and Republicans, and do the public concerns of pretty much the rest of the world. Here are people's responses to the news.
June 1st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US President Donald Trump has announced in a press conference in the White House Rose Garden today that he will withdraw the United States as a signatory of the historic Paris Agreement after months of speculation and rumours.
May 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
It might come as a surprise, but lobbyists for big fossil fuel trade associations have backdoor access to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and with the upcoming meetings in Bonn, Germany, a new report has called for the expulsion of these lobbyists who seek to undermine, weaken, and block negotiation progress.
January 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
In a move that has all the hallmarks of an Obama-Biden meme, President Barack Obama has transferred $500 million into the Green Climate Fund just a few days before leaving office.
October 18th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Green Climate Fund has approved $745 million in funding approvals for 10 projects and programs at its fourteenth meeting, [&hellip
July 29th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Editorial meta note: I am fully aware that political topics — and especially this year’s elections — are very emotional, controversial, divisive topics. Simply stating, in [&hellip
April 22nd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
A record number of countries are set to descend upon New York today to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate [&hellip
April 12th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The UN is expecting more than 130 nations to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement later this month in New [&hellip
October 21st, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A statement signed by 154 religious and faith leaders from around the world has called for “a fair, ambitious, and [&hellip
September 28th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A recent survey of over 10,000 citizens in 76 countries across five continents concluded that the global public want their [&hellip
June 2nd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Six of the world’s major oil and gas companies have called for national or regional carbon pricing. They also propose [&hellip
February 27th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
The European Union reprised its trendsetting role in world climate negotiations on Thursday by committing the first Intended Nationally Determined [&hellip
December 5th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
We’ve been giving you a blow-by-blow here of the UN COP20 climate change meetings in Lima. If you haven’t been [&hellip
December 2nd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
If you’ve been following the news, you probably know that the UN’s annual mega-conference to address climate change—officially, the 20th [&hellip
November 30th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
(Lima, Peru—29 November 2014) Thursday was Thanksgiving in the USA, but turkey wasn’t gracing holiday tables in Lima, Peru. I [&hellip
September 29th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Almost everyone in the media has taken a stab at summarizing, if not snap-judging, the results of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s [&hellip
August 5th, 2014 | by Mridul Chadha
As part of its plan to provide climate aid to the developing world, Japan has expanded the support it provides to the Caribbean countries
March 29th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
The statistics regarding the production and subsequent consumption of food on our planet are staggering. With climate change affecting ecosystems [&hellip