Participatory dialogues on the rights of vulnerable communities in Latin America in light of climate change impacts. The events look to position Latin America political demands in the UNFCCC agenda regardinge loss and damage. Furthermore, it is an opportunity to listen to the human rights implications that climate impacts are having in Latin America. These events address the issues of loss and damage, adaptation limits, human mobility, and climate justice.
The event will present the report “Loss and damage at COP26: A Central American perspective”, an analysis of the international response to the adverse impacts generated by climate change and its importance for Central America. We will have the participation of representatives of affected communities and regional NGOs.
Last month, I had the chance to speak with Felipe De León Denegri, the Article 6 negotiator for Costa Rica. De León has represented Costa Rica since the Paris Agreement negotiations.
This year’s U.N. climate conference (COP26) presents an extraordinary set of challenges as nations are set to meet from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 will take place following a dire warning from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s first contribution to its Sixth Assessment […]
UK quarantine rules, vaccination requirements, and the high price of hotels and Airbnb rentals have made the trek a difficult one for those looking to attend the conference with limited resources.
Although climate did not play much of a role in his campaign, Castillo recently pledged to uphold Peru’s commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 to 40 percent by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
Biden has done little to prioritize the needs of the Global South. The White House’s plan to scale up climate finance falls woefully short of what is needed. And to date, there has been little movement on advancing the pressing issues of loss and damage and climate migration.
The Loss and Damage caused by climate change have a direct relationship with Climate (In) justice. A side event during the informal SB52 negotiations of the UNFCCC.
This Earth Day, every newspaper was reporting on President Biden’s bold statement that the U.S. would achieve 50% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. While it’s a relief to finally see climate change being brought to the forefront in public policy, young environmentalists across the Global North need to be reflecting on two very important questions in response to this announcement.
International protection for people crossing borders to safeguard their lives and wellbeing is part of the shared responsibility that the international community has agreed upon in the Paris Agreement and other human rights agreements.