Opinion brings you the perspectives and analysis from The Verb team.

Who’s Saying What on Trump

Forrest Watkins | November 10th, 2016

Emotions ran high as dawn broke in Marrakech, Morocco and media sources began to call the American election for Donald Trump. Delegates to the UN climate conference and civil society

Putting Lipstick on a Kiwi

David Gawith | December 10th, 2015

The UN climate change conference currently taking place in Paris drew the largest congregation of political power in history last week. It is now hosting an equally formidable gathering of

The 1.5 Placebo

David Gawith | December 10th, 2015

Moments before the Paris climate agreement is to be decided upon, the draft text (as of 3pm Wednesday) still contains three different options surrounding its overall objective. The draft retains

Communicating Hope: Interview With Professor Sheila Jasanoff

Hamza Tahiri | December 7th, 2015

Many people feel overwhelmed about climate change. Graphs and statistics obscure the bigger picture that our atmosphere is becoming less hospitable to human life. Science is about impersonal observation, not a lived

What the FCCC Happened Last Week?

Evan Weber | December 8th, 2014

The Verb’s overview of where the negotiations are at and what to keep your eyes on in the week to come.

Climate Summit and Australia

Elizabeth B | September 18th, 2014

Leaders are meeting to act on climate change — why should young Australians care?

What Ever Happened To Fair Play?

Mim DiNapoli | November 23rd, 2013

It was hardly a surprise to see India walk away from the Climate Action Network booth last night

Dreams Or Numbers For Gender Equality?

Cécile S | November 21st, 2013

Tuesday’s UNFCCC ‘gender and climate change’ day was unconventional in many ways. In hosting the feature event, Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UNFCCC, did not ask panellists to talk