Class of 2015

<- Back to Alumni  Pablo Aguilera del Castillo / Pablo’s blogs Nimisha Bastedo / Nimisha’s blogs Anyuri Betegon / Anyuri’s blogs Clara de Iturbe / Clara’s blogs Maria Alejandra Escalante / Maria’s blogs Adrian Fernandez Jauregui / Adrian’s blogs Khristian Mendez / Khristian’s blogs Anna Odell / Anna’s blogs Katie O’Brien / Katie’s blogs Stevie Przekora-DuFresne / Stevie’s blogs Lara Shirley / Lara’s blogs Julian Velez  / Julian’s blogs Rachel Wells / Rachel’s […]

Day 8 Policy Updates: Coal-land

By Anna Odell and Bohdan Zymka SBSTA closed early Sunday morning (late Saturday night) and SBI closed this morning before the stock-taking plenary. Overall, the G77 remains unified in the face of growing political pressure, particularly on the issues of loss and damage and finance. The G77 has stated that they won’t discuss post 2020 […]

Day 2 Policy Updates: Welcome to COP

by Bogdan Zymka and Lara Shirley Since these were the first two days of COP19, not much exciting has happened: only a couple contentious discussions in various forums. In the COP (Conference of the Parties), the G77+China strongly emphasized the need for a finance roadmap and strong mitigation targets calling it “an implementation COP”. Definite finance targets […]

Overview of UNFCCC Finance

by Bohdan Zymka In an effort to prepare for the coming COP in Warsaw, Earth in Brackets presents a brief overview of finance under the UNFCCC. The cost of climate change is rising. South Centre put the costs of mitigation and adaptation at 600 billion USD to 1.5 trillion USD per year, 5-10 times more […]

No money, mo’ problems

by Bogdan Zymka The clock is winding down in Doha and as the negotiations press on, the blank ivory pages under finance in the LCA have burned into our pupils like the setting Doha sun. So far, the only financial support that has been pushed through the text is more market mechanisms, despite major opposition […]