Ewan Kingston   

Ewan Kingston


Thoughts on current developments in environmental governance and policy

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Celebrating the Paris Agreement

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (1)

 Explain the Paris agreement to me in 17 words.

Countries agreed to collectively to solve climate change, and individually to set their own targets for doing so.

So won't every country just set weak-sauce targets, and leave the hard work to others, meaning nothing gets done?

First of all, even some developing countries have already set...

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Your Paris Climate Talks Cheat-sheet

Posted on December 6, 2015 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Edit: Adding references to what actually emerged in the text of the final agreement, in italics below - October 24, 2016

We're midway through two weeks of negotiations that will influence the world fo...

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