Results for "clean development mechanism"

A high ambition coalition of the willing on climate change

Could a high ambition coalition of the willing on climate change get going with defining a global carbon budget and taking on their shares to it, while leaving the door open for other governments to join at a later date? Owen Bader, Alice Lepissier, and Alex Evans think so – and have developed a detailed quant model to show how it could work and what the decarbonisation costs and emissions trading revenue flows might be.

NGOs at their absolute worst

Now this campaign really annoys me. A gaggle of NGOs have joined forces to launch a declaration demanding that the European Union scrap its emissions trading...

Priesthood? Who, us?

David and I are very partial to having a good rant about the pernicious influence of the single-issue 'priesthoods' that, as we put it in Confronting the Long...

Kicking Kyoto

Like Alex, I spoke at the United Nations University symposium on climate change and innovation on Friday - and one notable theme was the ferocious kicking...

Towards More Equal and Resilient Cities Post-COVID-19

Towards More Equal and Resilient Cities Post-COVID-19

What path we take post-COVID-19 will depend in large part on how the world’s cities change. The Long Crisis scenarios are a timely and helpful reminder that nothing is settled: our future is up for grabs. A better future can only be won by equipping and empowering cities to drive a green, inclusive recovery post-COVID-19.

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Justice for All and the Economic Crisis

Justice for All and the Economic Crisis

As COVID-19 plunges the world into its most serious economic crisis for a century, a surge in demand for justice is inevitable. Businesses face bankruptcy – and whole industries may be insolvent. Similar pain is being felt in the public and non-profit sectors....

Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

The murder of George Floyd and the resurfacing of the Black Lives Matter movement has led to heightened discussions on race in the international development sector. Aid practitioners in the North have not only condemned the systemic racism that they (suddenly) now see...