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Latest Developments in Global Climate Politics and China’s Role Therein  

  A comment of Thomas Hirsch, Founding Director of  Climate & Development Advice.   The Paris Climate Agreement marks a milestone and major success in international climate politics. After years of difficult negotiations, a well-balanced multilateral agreement was achieved, consisting of three major landmark components: Agreement on g ...

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Latest Developments in Global Climate Politics and China’s Role Therein  

  A comment of Thomas Hirsch, Founding Director of  Climate & Development Advice.   The Paris Climate Agreement marks a milestone and major success in international climate politics. After years of difficult negotiations, a well-balanced multilateral agreement was achieved, consisting of three major landmark components: Agreement on g ...

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COP23 – slow move inside and faster move outside negotiations

A comment of Thomas Hirsch, Founding Director of Climate & Development Advice Bonn in November 2017 ended as another COP without glory: Finally, negotiators got their job done, not more, not less. This is clearly not enough to adequately respond to the Fijian COP Presidency’s call for urgency of action and for keeping the momentum of Paris. Wha ...

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COP22 – What to take from it and how to go ahead

COP22 in Marrakech, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco, attracted much more attention than expected (25,000 participants). It will be reminded as the COP to celebrate the unexpected early entry into force of the Paris Agreement (PA). ...

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FINANCING INDIA’S GOING GREEN

WRITTEN BY TIRTHANKAR MANDAL, NEW DELHI 2015 has been the year of a strong global commitment to reverse the current trends of climate change. COP 21 in Paris Agreement has marked a historical moment and four building blocks underpin the Paris package: The Paris Agreement, the registry of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), the fin ...

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