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As negotiations to design the Paris Rulebook developed during COP23, finding an agreement on the sensitive topic of climate finance proved to be a major obstacle in bringing the guidelines for Paris forward. Specifically Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement brought discussions to a full stop during the second week of COP23. But what is… » read more

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BONN, Germany The European Union and Australia told a global conference to discuss climate policy that discussions on finance should not be included in negotiations for loss and damage because “not every disaster is caused by climate change.” By Alanah Torralba Loss and damage refers to inevitable costs of natural disasters and slow onset events… » read more

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By Mostafa Darwish & Arthur Wyns Climate Action is necessary on all levels, from changing personal behaviour to promoting sustainable businesses & entrepreneurship. Climate-KIC – or the Knowledge and Innovation Community – does just that: as Europe’s largest public-private innovation network, it empowers young people to come up with new business ideas to challenge and… » read more

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Par Arthur Wyns   Et si la lutte contre le changement climatique et la promotion du développement économique durable pourrait être combiné? L’entrepreneuriat climatique consiste à proposer des innovations qui s’attaquent au changement climatique mais qui sont économiquement viables dans le même temps. C’est l’approche adoptée par un groupe de jeunes étudiants en Europe avec… » read more

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Arthur Wyns & Mariah Sampson Cities are centres of action and innovation, where ideas blend and combine like exciting flavours in an exotic soup, they are centres of development and education, and now, with increasing urbanisation and exponential population growth, the role of cities is becoming increasingly important in the implementation and development of sustainable… » read more

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