Impressions from COP24

By: Laura Fagerlund, Perla Hernandez and Larissa Saar On December 2nd, COP24 began in Katowice, Poland. Thousands of people from different countries and sectors gathered to adopt the rulebook for the Paris Agreement. During the first week, Larissa Saar (JuLis)…

Introducing IFLRY’s CCP Climate Change Article Series

This article is the introduction to a series by the IFLRY Climate Change Programme, looking at how different countries are implementing the Paris Agreement. 2018 is an important year for climate action and for IFLRY’s Climate Change Programme. This month,…

2018: An Important Year for Climate Change and for IFLRY’s Climate Change Programme

 Flooding in Japan, heatwaves in Canada and wildfires in Europe: 2018 couldn’t be a more important year for climate action. With this summer’s flooding in Japan, deadly heatwaves in Canada, and record-setting wildfires raging across Europe, California and Canada’s west…

The intercessional climate talks (SB48): How to operationalize the Paris Agreement?

2018 is one of the most critical years for environmental policy since the historic Paris Agreement was struck in 2015. World leaders have adopted and signed the Paris Agreement but now the hard work of implementing is just getting started.…

Interview with Canadian Ambassador at COP23

By Perla Hernández, Simon Kran Christensen and Jonas Lembeck During the 23rd UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP23), the a delegation of the IFLRY Climate Change Programme met with Stéphane Dion, former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Justin…

Climate Change: Staying below 1.5 ºC, why it’s important for Canada?

Climate change is a hot topic. In the aftermath of the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, cities and states have vowed to step up.  It is also time for other nations to step up on climate commitments. Earth’s average…