COP25: Time for climate action, or just a stepping stone to COP26?

COP25 was held in Madrid between December 3rd and14th. It was supposed to take place in Santiago de Chile but because of the political situation the Presidency of Chile cancelled just one month before COP, and for a while it…

Ukraine and the Paris Agreement

Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe, located in its southeastern part. According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, the population is 42,030,832 as of 1st June of 2019[i]. Average population density is 74.3 persons / km² with…

Ghana: In the Quest to Combat Climate Change

Climate change has become one of the biggest challenges of this century, and as a global challenge, it requires global solutions. The threat of climate change is multidimensional and its impacts transcend national borders, thereby making it imperative on every…

Fiji: On the Frontlines in the Fight against Climate Change

The Republic of Fiji is an archipelago located in the South Pacific, about 3000 km (2000 mi) east of Australia. Its closest neighbors are other archipelagos, such as Vanuatu and New Caledonia in the West, and Tonga and Samoa in…

USA: Pas de Paris! One Year Since Moving on From Paris

This article is the part of a series by the IFLRY Climate Change Programme, looking at how different countries are implementing the Paris Agreement. An introduction to the series can be found here. The United States of America (USA), is a federal republic and representative democracy…

Denmark: A Clean Tech Innovator

This article is the part of a series by the IFLRY Climate Change Programme, looking at how different countries are implementing the Paris Agreement. An introduction to the series can be found here. The Kingdom of Denmark is a small Nordic country situated…

The Dutch Climate Law: a Broad Agreement Pointing in the Right Direction

Wednesday the 27th of June 2018 was a historical day for the (political) climate in The Netherlands. On this day, seven political parties presented their proposal for a “Climate Law.” If it is passed, it will make the Netherlands the…