COP23 – The SIDS take charge

The small island developing states, the SIDS, can play a starring role at COP23. As a group they have numbers. They come in at 51 countries.  That’s a good-sized pack.  They got clout. They can change the narrative – if they seize the moment. This is what they need to do: They tell the UNFCCC […] Read More

COP23: Small island States show how its done

With COP23 in Bonn not too far away, it’s a good time to mull over the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The international collaboration and coordination that led to the Paris accord in December 2015 was unprecedented—and a clear sign that almost every government in the world–except of course for the very notable […] Read More