Month: November 2017

My thoughts on Loss and Damage

When comes to climate change, not every impact can be minimised or avoided through reduction of GHGs emissions (mitigation) or proper planning and adjustment (adaptation). Some adverse effects have already reached to a point where there isn’t any turning back, which would affect all 3 dimensions – the past, the current and the future. Thus,…

Your Opinion Counts!

Because of the separation of the two conference zones, I don’t often find myself attending side events. However, I managed to head over to Bonn Zone for an interesting side event this afternoon, namely “Comparing and Contrasting Public Opinion about Climate Change in China and the United States”. The event was held jointly by the…

The President’s Open Dialogue

8th Nov 2017 marks the first time in the history of UNFCCC that a dialogue between parties (countries) and non-Party stakeholders were held during COP. Paving for this achievement, the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) extensively discussed on the ways to include non-Party stakeholders, of which CSOs are a part of, back in its forty-sixth…

Art and Climate Action

Lhavanya and I started off the day with a round table session at the World Conference Center. It was pretty intense and we definitely had a lot to say about it (hint: stay tuned for more!) but we didn’t stay until the session ended because we were going off to another event happening in the…

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