UNFCCC

Making the Rule Book for implementing the Paris Agreement

In December 2015 in Paris, at the 21st annual Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 174 countries, including the United States of America under then President Obama, agreed to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

How erratic weather has affected our food production

More investment is needed in research work to understand the dynamics and impact of loss and damage in climate-vulnerable communities.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

Making the Rule Book for implementing the Paris Agreement

In December 2015 in Paris, at the 21st annual Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 174 countries, including the United States of America under then President Obama, agreed to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

COP24: Will the major polluters pay?

The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is going to be held in Katowice, Poland from December 2 to December 14, 2018.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Measuring the global goal on climate change adaptation

In the Paris Agreement on climate change, which was agreed on in December 2015 at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

Limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees

In the run-up to the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in its 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) in December 2015, one of the most politically contentious issues was whether the limit of the long-term global temperature rise should be kept at 2 degrees centigrade or changed to 1.5 degrees.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Answering the Talanoa Dialogue questions

At the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held last December under the presidency of the prime minister of Fiji, a new feature called the Talanoa Dialogue was introduced.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Green Climate Fund: Still a work in progress

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to channel USD 100 billion a year starting from 2020 onwards, which the developed countries have pledged to provide to developing countries to tackle climate change through both mitigation as well as adaptation activities. The Secretariat of the GCF is located in Korea and the GCF Board has equal representation from developed and developing countries.

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

The battle over terminology: Adaptation vs resilience

In the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), every word used can be contested between countries (sometimes they even argue for hours about a coma!). Hence every term has to be accepted by consensus by all the countries for it to be adopted in any UNFCCC decision.

April 18, 2018
April 18, 2018

The 'Talanoa Dialogue' on Climate Change

The 196 countries that are signatories to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meet each year around December at the annual Conference of Parties (COP) to review progress on implementing the decisions. The COP moves to a different continent each year as each continent hosts it in turn.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

Fiji and Poland launch Talanoa Dialogue at COP23

The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ended in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday morning, as negotiations ran overtime by a day.