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Writing History in Geneva

Cleo Verkuijl | February 24th, 2015

Just 56 days after the conclusion of Lima, pundits were sceptical that Geneva would result in anything substantive; The Verb reports.

And… Action!

Cleo Verkuijl | February 12th, 2015

Negotiators in Geneva navigate next steps with aspects of the climate talks “ahead of schedule”.

A Negotiating Text is Born

Cleo Verkuijl | February 12th, 2015

Day 4 of the Geneva climate talks saw delegates explore fundamental legal questions, with much more ado about procedure.

Onwards and Upwards…? From Lima, to Geneva and Paris

Cleo Verkuijl | February 10th, 2015

The Verb reflects on the lessons from the Lima Call for Climate Action, and what they presage about climate politics in 2015.

What Next for Equity

Cleo Verkuijl | December 10th, 2014

With only a year left until a new climate agreement is reached, countries need to come to an understanding on equity.

Minding the Gaps

Cleo Verkuijl | December 10th, 2014

Climate change negotiations often see the release of many new reports, The Verb covers the latest in research.

Africa Rising

Cleo Verkuijl | December 7th, 2014

Reflecting the urgency of the challenges they face, African states are growing increasingly assertive in the UN climate negotiations.

Trickling Progress at COP20 on Day 4

Cleo Verkuijl | December 5th, 2014

The Verb recaps what happened on the fourth day of the UN climate change negotiations in Lima.

Gambling on INDCs

Cleo Verkuijl | December 4th, 2014

By refusing top-down assessments of intended climate change efforts, some countries are gambling with the future of our planet.