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The time is fast approaching once again for our flagship event of the year, the CAT conference.
On Tuesday 10th July, CAT’s Paul Allen was in Ireland giving evidence to the Irish Assembly Dáil Éireann on ways of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
We all like happy endings, but this time it means we have to be part of the story… Paul Allen reports from the climate summit in Bonn.
The Paris Agreement will only be successful if we are willing to embrace the collective challenge we face and move forward together. As the urgency to act increases and expectations ahead of COP24 intensify, a new process kicks in. Paul Allen attends the latest UNFCCC summit.
The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will today host a visit from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Wales Office, Lord Nick Bourne to discuss UK action on climate change.
Paul Allen reports from the final day of the COP23 UN climate talks.
As this year’s COP23 international climate talks finally draw to a close, I would like to offer a brief overview of some of the highs and lows of the past two weeks.
As the big hitters from governments around the world start to arrive at the UN climate talks in Bonn, Paul Allen looks at Germany’s record on climate change and explores what more could be done.
As week two at COP23 begins, new leadership becomes ever more vital – Paul Allen reports from Bonn.
My second week at the COP23 UN climate talks has now begun. This is normally the time when the deeper negotiations begin. This has become increasingly urgent – this morning the Global Carbon Project revealed that, after three years of levelling off, humanity’s global carbon emissions are on the rise again.
At the UN climate talks in Bonn Paul Allen finds the USA to be a surprising source of inspiration.
Published just before COP23, the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report was the subject of a major presentation in the German Pavilion. It shows that the gap between commitments made in Paris 2015 and what’s needed to keep within ‘safe’ levels of global temperature rise ranges from 11 gigatons (for an increase of 20C) and 19 gigatons (for 1.50C) of CO2 equivalent. That’s a huge gap.