Opinion

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Tackling the climate crisis needs daily actions

We are living in the era of impacts by human-induced climate change, which requires actions by everyone on the planet every single day if we are going to reach the goals set to tackle the climate crisis by 2030.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

How do we reach 2030 climate goals?

The year 2030 is the target year for the world to achieve all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

2021 was a critical year for climate actions

The year 2021 has been significant in climate change discussions, in a decade that is already quite important in terms of tackling the climate crisis.

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

Now it’s time to start preparing for COP27

As someone who has attended every single climate change conference under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—the Conference of Parties (COP)—one thing I have learnt is that waiting until a COP is held to prepare to get something out of it simply does not work.

December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021

An appeal to the UN secretary-general

The current secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guiterres, has already established himself as a champion for actions to tackle climate change to all countries and actors, and has recently been quite outspoken in his criticism of the poor outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), held in Glasgow last month.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

What did COP26 do to deal with loss and damage?

Going into COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland in November, it was already clear that the most vulnerable developing countries wanted the topic of loss and damage from human-induced climate change to get significant attention in the COP process, as well as outside the COP process.

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Who were the true leaders at COP26?

Ever since COP26 ended, we have been bombarded with analyses on how good or bad it was.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

The next step in climate action is creating a fund for loss and damage

One of the new and very politically sensitive topics being discussed at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, as the summit enters its second and final week of negotiations, is the matter of loss and damage from human-induced climate change.

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Get the ball rolling to implement effective climate action

Over the last few days here in Glasgow, Scotland, over a hundred world leaders have arrived for the leaders’ summit at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to give speeches, hold meetings with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and also have some bilateral meetings among themselves.

October 27, 2021
October 27, 2021

What to look for if you want to follow COP26

The two-week-long 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is scheduled to begin in Glasgow, Scotland on October 31.