The Carbon Institute was invited to contribute to the 2019 Roadmap to Oceans and Climate Action report which was recently published in anticipation of the UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid in December. The 2019 report assessed critical areas of progress at the ocean-climate nexus over the past year, covering new scientific updates, action within the UNFCCC, mobilization of governments and civil society, and developments on mitigation, adaptation, the Blue Economy, displacement, financing, and capacity development. The assessment featured contributions from experts in intergovernmental, governmental, and civil society organizations, with John-O Niles from the Carbon Institute outlining key priorities and actions in international capacity development.READ MORE
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Feeling blue about climate change? That could be a good thing.
There are plenty of reasons to be glum regarding global inaction on climate change. The emissions gap. The lack of strong political will at COP25—widely hailed as the first “Blue COP.” A certain 17-year old trying unsuccessfully to educate a certain leader on basic science.
So how about some good news?READ MORE