In recent weeks, Nicaragua and Panama have agreed to ratify the Escazú Agreement, creating renewed hope that the treaty could go into effect this year and putting pressure on countries that have yet to ratify the agreement.
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 […]
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.
At COP25, Sustentabilidad Sin Fronteras supported by La Ruta del Clima will hold the parallel event Climate Emergency: The role of youth in social and political influence.
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 Climate March is an activity that takes place every year during the United Nations Climate Summit. The COP25 Climate Summit changed location by the Chilean government and is now held in Madrid. This conference was scheduled to take place in Chile but unilaterally and suddenly decided to […]
There is a total absence of empathy and recognition towards the efforts, time and resources already invested by NGOs, local and regional, youth, women and workers’ groups, to create openings and devise strategies to make the international community aware of the socio-environmental realities of climate change in Chile and Latin America.