Coal – to exit or not to exit?

Coal – to exit or not to exit?

The amount of evidence is rapidly increasing and overwhelming: the era of coal-fired power production is nearly over. Nearly… so let’s explore what is happening and why.

The Paris Agreement, coal and Ms. Meier

The Paris Agreement, coal and Ms. Meier

Ms. Meier is a secretary. She lives and works in a small town in Germany. She has – very likely – never heard of the Paris Agreement, nor would it interest her. Let’s discuss why Ms. Meier is nevertheless key to the success of the Paris Agreement.

Lessons from the INDC process in The Gambia

Lessons from the INDC process in The Gambia

The Gambia developed its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) for submission to the UNFCCC in advance of the Paris Agreement. Together with Sandra Freitas from Climate Analytics we looked at some initial lessons from the process.

What’s the time?

What’s the time?

Lima provided another step in the right direction – albeit a baby step, where what we need is a leap. The UNFCCC and the new agreement is just one tool, that needs to be complemented by broader action, including a continuation and strengthening of the divestment movement.

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Advancing transport climate strategies

I support the TraCS project in its second phase, designing peer exchange and learning workshops and defining key recommendations for transport policy makers.