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Trampling over everything

There has been plenty of discussion here already on COP21. Before we collectively start to naturally tail off our commentary on the annual climate jamboree however I wanted to mark something I consider to be one of the most symbolic and underreported COP21 related events. Geoff remarked on November 14th that out of respect for … Continue reading

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COP21: A Nobel Prizewinner Speaks

This article was originally published in French at https://theconversation.com/accord-de-paris-encore-un-long-chemin-52338 where, as nearly always at the French edition of their blog, no-one comments except me. Since the Conversation very decently allows free use of its articles, and since the author is a Nobel Prizewinner for Economics, it seemed only reasonable to translate his thoughts and make … Continue reading

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The Shape Of Things To Come

It’s Saturday night, Laurent Fabius has brought his green hammer down on proceedings at the climate summit and the Paris Agreement is a done deal – now what will it all mean? Earlier this afternoon, while we were all still waiting for the announcement, the BBC’s Nicholas Owen interviewed Professor Mike Rosenberg of the IESE … Continue reading