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Trump Administration Statement At COP24 Doubles Down On Backwards Thinking

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. 


Countries Increase Climate Financing At CO24

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. 


COP24 Begins To Devolve As Key Countries Block IPCC 1.5 Report

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. 


COP24 Off To A Rocky Start As Previous Leaders Call For “Unequivocal Message”

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."


UNFCCC Must Revoke Access For Big Polluter Lobbyists

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.



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