04 Nov 2015

The developing countries must take the lead just as they have done in the transformation to sustainable development

 

Mukul Sanwal[1]

12 Oct 2015

A. DRAFT AGREEMENT

[ The Parties to this Agreement,

Pp1 Being Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, hereinafter referred to as ôthe Conventionö,

Pp2 In furtherance of the objective of the Convention,

12 Oct 2015

There are two opposing visions of the new climate regime and the unresolved issue is whether the multilateral consensus at Paris will be around climate justice, reflecting the concerns of the majority of the human population, or environmental integrity, which reflects the approach adopted in the negotiation text, released on 5 October 2015.

07 Sep 2015

 

What countries will do at the national level is less important than the nature and scope of international cooperation

 

MukulSanwal[1]

 

30 Jul 2015

Technical examination and periodic assessmentswith respect to “fairness” and “ambition” are at the heart of the climate regime and involve important trade-offs; even in the Convention, negotiated twenty four years ago, in 1992, assessment and review (Article 10) was the very last item to be agreed.

 

25 Jun 2015

The Pope has said he hopes the document, entitled LautadoSii (Praised be),’On Care for Our Common Home’, will influence the UN conference on climate change in Paris this year. Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon praised the moral leadership being demonstrated by Pope Francis, also hoping that this leadership will prove influential, if not decisive, in the upcoming Paris climate talks in November this year.

 

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