As inside jokes from COP21 begin to grow old and climate change negotiation enthusiasts return to normal sleep cycles the inevitable question of "what next?" has begun to take centre stage. Here are a few things to watch out for in 2016 across the three broad areas of the intergovernmental process, climate action, and the civil society movement.
Today our COP21 delegate Kya Lal was published by The Verb on the current negotiating positions of the Pacific AOSIS bloc.
Our COP21 delegates Kya Raina Lal and Mattea Mrkusic recently spoke to Veronika Meduna from RNZ, heres what they had to say. This post originally appeared on The Wireless.
Today our COP21 delegte Kya Lal was published by The Verb on Climate displacement in the Pacific.
Want to know how and why I wore a Sulu* to COP21? Find out all about Pacific Day at the Indigenous People's Pavillion.
This spirit of grit was on my mind as I rode the metro to Place de la République, a square in central Paris, with the rest of the delegation from the Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute. Given the attacks that happened on November 13, the French government had banned public protest actions until stated otherwise. Determined to still be part of the global climate change protest wave that was happening around the world on the eve of the Conference of the Parties and the completion of the climate change agreement, the organisations in charge of coordinating the People’s Climate March in Paris looked to alternative displays of protest.
One year ago today, I fasted in Lima at COP20. Today I fast again, in Paris at COP21. Along the way I joined a 365 day long human fasting chain on the 21st of April 2015. We are hungry for Climate Justice.