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The Morning After Stock-Take

Sophie Trevitt | December 8th, 2012

It’s Saturday, noon, in Doha, Qatar on what is hopefully the last day of the UN climate change negotiations that were meant to finish on Friday. The only UNFCCC announcement

ADP Wrap Up

Sophie Trevitt | December 8th, 2012

Friday afternoon rolled round and the AWG-LCA finally closed and submitted a draft text to COP for review. Despite repeated calls from the President to conclude work on Friday; by

Australia and China Moving Forward on Energy

Sophie Trevitt | December 7th, 2012

National efforts will form the basis for an international agreement on climate change in 2015 according to Terry Townshend from Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE International). Both Australia and China, two important players

Friday Wrap

Sophie Trevitt | December 7th, 2012

Ideally, the United Nations Climate Talks will be over in less than 24 hours. Ideally, we should have five completed texts on the table that will allow COP18 to wrap

India’s Energy Future and Australia’s Role

Sophie Trevitt | December 7th, 2012

Are you confused about Australia’s stance on climate change? You aren’t alone. The global response to the climate crisis is rather like a poorly managed hospital. We’re piling into the emergency

Stop Blaming Civil Society

Sophie Trevitt | December 6th, 2012

With just hours to go until the resolution of the UN climate change negotiations, everyone is playing the blame game. While is is looking unlikely that some of the key

Bigger than Australia

Sophie Trevitt | December 5th, 2012

195 countries have arrived in Doha, Qatar for the United Nations climate change conference (COP18) which commenced yesterday. They have gathered in the hopes of finding a solution to the

Temperature Check Inside COP18

Sophie Trevitt | December 5th, 2012

Things are nearing the point end at COP18 with ministers from all around the world arriving in Doha, Qatar for the UN climate talks. Senior government officials have arrived ready

Conflict in Climate Change and Africa

Sophie Trevitt | December 4th, 2012

Young climate change activist and women’s rights advocate Ruth Nyambura is attending the United Nations Climate Conference this year to join the voices of the global south calling for strong