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.
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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.
Presidential election in Argentina could be a consequential one for the planet. A choice between climate action or an oil based economy is at hand.
Chile’s recently unveiled its decarbonization plan pushes for carbon neutrality by 2050, it has adopted a “double discourse” on coal
I recently spoke with David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S. He is working on campaigns to get fossil fuel money out of politics, keep fossil fuels in the ground and build political support for real climate leaders. Prior to his work with Oil Change, David was Executive Director of Climate Action Network – International, the world’s largest network of organizations driving action to stem the climate crisis.
This October will likely be a critical election for climate politics in Canada, with Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer polling ahead of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The election takes place at a time that a report released by Climate Change Canada finds that Canada is warming at twice the global rate. What’s more, 83 percent of Canadians are concerned about climate change, with 69 percent saying that it will be a top five issue for them at the ballot box.