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The Language of Climate Negotiations

Anna Heyward | December 10th, 2015

COP21 is an acronym; shorthand for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC. Another acronym, otherwise known as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Anyone following

Australia’s Deceptive Play

Anna Heyward | December 9th, 2015

Despite its recent endorsement of limiting warming to 1.5°C, Australia is protecting its right to unchecked burning of fossil fuels. According to an independent assessment released during the Paris conference,

Ministers Take Over Climate Talks

Anna Heyward | December 7th, 2015

It’s the first day of week two at the climate change conference in Paris. We’re nearing the finish line, with a final agreement due Friday the 11 December. The week