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EcoEquity: From COP24 to Auschwitz, and back

I was in Katowice when a busload of NGO people went to Auschwitz. Alas, I could not go. I had a meeting I couldn’t skip. Seriously. But Tzeporah Berman went, and it seems that she can write as well. This

2018-12-13 04:44   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Saudi version of climate justice rejected by developing countries

The drama was high in Katowice when a rotten bloc of four countries — the Saudis, of course, and also the U.S., the Russians and the Kuwaitis — refused to welcome the IPCC report. But it wasn’t the drama …

2018-12-12 21:45   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Confronting Climate Change in a Deeply Unequal World

The folks at inequality.org recently released this nice brisk introduction to the climate inequality emergency. It’s a nice intro to the subject, which I cite because it takes inequality and climate crisis as two crises that can no longer be …

2018-12-09 09:30   Click to comment

EcoEquity: 1.5 to Stay Alive, Says Landmark UN Climate Report

A 2 degrees C rise would be catastrophic, and avoiding it requires radical change and climate justice. Click here for Tom Athanasiou’s review of the IPCC’s Special Report Global Warming of 1.5ºC, as published in The Nation.…

2018-12-09 08:50   Click to comment

EcoEquity: After Paris

Inequality, Fair Shares, and the Climate Emergency

And here is something new! A report that evaluates the current national pledges of action in the light of the IPCC’s bracing new report — Global Warming of 1.5°C — and in the …

2018-12-06 11:48   Click to comment

EcoEquity: “Cascading biases against poorer countries” (A response to du Pont et. al. in Nature Climate Change)

This is a quick notice of a brief “correspondence” piece, just published in Nature Climate Change.

Cascading biases against poorer countries (see the sharable link at https://rdcu.be/MMbA) was written by an ad-hoc group of analysts and philosophers who …

2018-05-01 16:03   Click to comment

EcoEquity: “The Case for Climate Reparations”

Climate politics can be brutally difficult. You have to tell the truth, for one thing, but if that’s all you do, you lose. The real trick is telling the truth in a helpful manner, one that opens doors. So kudos …

2018-04-26 23:47   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Climate Inequality in the Commonwealth

The new Christian Aid fair shares report — Climate Inequality in the Commonwealth: A call for urgent action (which we provided the analytic support for) is a step forward for at least two reasons.   First, it very practically provides a …

2018-04-25 17:42   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Oil Change International on the IEA Scenarios

Oil Change International, the very model of an activist climate think tank, has released an excellent critique of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) climate scenarios.   It’s called Off Track: The IEA and Climate Change, and it’s well worth your …

2018-04-24 22:04   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Kevin Anderson Speaks

It’s two years now since Paris, and time for another dose of Kevin Anderson, straight-shooter extraordinaire.  You can get it by watching this talk, given at Anderson’s home base at  the University of Manchester.  The talk begins at time-code …

2018-02-12 04:41   Click to comment

EcoEquity: On the Bonn meeting

The Heinrich Boell Foundation has published an excellent report on COP23, which you can find here.  It’s long, but if you’re going to read one piece, this is the one.  Also, I just did a half-hour interview with Earth …

2017-11-26 22:23   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Equity and the Ambition Ratchet

Well its two years since Paris, and the Bonn climate conference is over, and the future looms.

It’s a good time to stop and read the new report of the Civil Society Equity Coalition, which EcoEquity, a core member …

2017-11-18 19:15   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Fairly sharing 1.5: National fair shares of a 1.5 °C-compliant global mitigation effort

With the publication of Fairly sharing 1.5: national fair shares of a 1.5 °C-compliant global mitigation effort in the journal International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, we finally have a peer reviewed overview of our effort sharing framework.  …

2017-08-23 03:40   Click to comment

EcoEquity: Building Just Climate Futures Together – an online conference

If you’re in the mood for a half hour of of me, along in my room talking into a microphone, and you’d like to see a sketch of the book I have under development (it’s called Fair Enough?), you …

2017-08-01 00:08   Click to comment

EcoEquity: “The best way to reduce your personal carbon emissions: don’t be rich”

Great post by Dave Roberts on VOX, here.  It’s nominally a response to the “not having a kid is the best way to reduce your carbon footprint” argument, which Roberts debunks by reminding us that carbon emissions are class …

2017-07-19 04:06   Click to comment


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