Brisbane, Australia

About Kahil Lloyd

Kahil is a driven, pragmatic and sometimes sarcastic writer from Queensland, Australia. He writes for The Verb about carbon markets, particularly Australia’s policies. Growing up in the regional town of Mackay, Kahil was always close to beaches, reefs and rainforest, which have now become his passions. Studying at Griffith University, Kahil gained honours in his bachelor of arts and a bachelor of law. He is also a movie buff.

Latest from Kahil Lloyd

COP19 – Day 11 and Counting

Kahil Lloyd | November 23rd, 2013

As always, the scheduled last day of COP is not actually the last day of COP.

COP19 – Day Seven

Kahil Lloyd | November 20th, 2013

Week two is upon us, and you can tell who’s just arrived and who feels like this has become their life. Discussions in the halls were dominated by an event

COP19 – Day Six

Kahil Lloyd | November 18th, 2013

The middle Saturday of the UN climate change talks are known for two things: the people’s march, and the NGO party. This year was no different. Over a thousand people

Japan’s Revised 2020 Target Causes Despair

Kahil Lloyd | November 18th, 2013

Japan has confirmed the rumours – the government has decided to renege on its Copenhagen and Cancun commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Instead of doing so by 25 per

COP19 – Day Five

Kahil Lloyd | November 18th, 2013

Disappointment and despair were the prevailing sentiments of delegates trudging the halls last Friday at the UN climate change negotiations. Japan announced its revised target for pre-2020 action – it

Australia – That’s It

Kahil Lloyd | November 17th, 2013

The recently elected Australian government’s position at the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw has been scrutinised to death. But the question that no one seems to be asking is

COP19 – Day Four

Kahil Lloyd | November 16th, 2013

Thursday was “Young and Future Generations Day” celebrating the role of young people at the UN climate change talks. The high – and to some, low – light of the

COP19 – Day Three

Kahil Lloyd | November 15th, 2013

On Wednesday, over fifty people are fasting in solidarity with the Philippines lead negotiator Yeb Saño. The movement does not appear to be dissipating, but will it lead to a

Low-Balling At COP19

Kahil Lloyd | November 13th, 2013

With the outcomes of Warsaw being feared as dismal, we take a look into what we can expect at these negotiations.​ 1. How low can your expectations go? Parties are