Australia has been devastated over the last several weeks by unprecedented bushfires that have burned over 4.9 million hectares of land, an area larger than Denmark. The fires have led to the deaths of at least 25 people and likely over a billion animals, with fears that entire […]
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Discontent over the direction of this year’s UN Climate Conference (COP25) in Madrid came to a head on December 11 when hundreds of protesters interrupted the negotiations. The protesters, frustrated with the slow pace of the negotiations, demanded rich, industrialized nations provide finance for communities vulnerable to the worst effects of climate change, as key decisions around loss and damage and global carbon markets are expected in the coming days.
Chile is in the spotlight at this year’s UN Climate Conference (COP25) since it is presiding over the annual gathering, which Chile could not host because of widespread protests at home. The two-week conference, which ends later this week, was moved to Madrid. As accusations of human rights […]
The impending exit of the United States marks one of the darkest moments in the history of climate governance and could help deflate any momentum coming out of this year’s climate conference (COP25) in Madrid. But the presence of Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other U.S. Democratic lawmakers at the outset of the conference shows the U.S. is not of one mind.
The issue of loss and damage has turned into one of the most contentious topics at this year’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid.
La Ruta del Clima recently spoke with Jesse Worker, an Associate at the World Resources Institute. Worker focuses on issues of climate governance, including rights-based approaches, institutional coordination, and the political economy of policymaking and implementation.
The news that the annual UN Climate Conference will be returning to Europe once again has sent resource-strapped civil society organizations in Latin America and elsewhere in the Global South scrambling to have their voices heard at COP25.
ys of violence and turmoil in Chile have led to President Sebastián Piñera’s surprising announcement on Wednesday that his nation would withdraw from hosting this year’s UN Climate Conference in Santiago, just over a month before it was scheduled to take place.
This year’s PreCOP meeting took place during the second week of October at the National Convention Center in Heredia, Costa Rica, with country delegates from over 90 different countries working to find common ground on key issues ahead of the Santiago Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Chile.
Climate change and ecological destruction are impacting people all over the world and Uruguay is no exception.