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Climate scientists beat economists at predicting the future
By Mary on 20 Mar 2014 - 15:08 | From the Climate Change channel

'The public is constantly told by the media that climate science can’t be trusted, the models are flawed, and action on climate change is a costly gamble. But when you compare original predictions with what actually happened, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Is it misleading to speak about climate refugees? Of legal concepts, metaphors, and human suffering …
By Katharina Hone on 2 May 2013 - 03:03 | From the Climate Change channel

Who is a refugee? Who should be offered protection from human suffering? Much depends on how we define legal concepts.

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Outing myself as a pessimist? Response to a report on “Advancing Climate Negotiations”
By Katharina Hone on 16 Jan 2013 - 01:06 | From the Climate Change channel

There is general agreement that the recent climate change negotiations in Doha were a failure from many perspectives, especially with regards to making progress towards a post-Kyoto regime as well as with making the Green Climate Fund operational.

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“One state one vote” in climate change negotiations
By Katharina Hone on 29 Dec 2012 - 15:40 | From the Climate Change channel

Let’s bring out the big questions: Should climate change negotiations be organised according to the “one state one vote” principle?

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Climate Change negotiations: Loss and Damage – Accepting Diplomatic Failure?
By Katharina Hone on 11 Dec 2012 - 18:20 | From the Climate Change channel

One of the few widely praised decisions coming out of the recent climate change negotiations (COP18) is a text on “loss and damage.” It is generally hailed as an important acknowledgement of historic responsibilities and common but differentiated responsibilities.

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Climate change abatement and small countries
By Aldo Matteucci on 1 Dec 2012 - 11:11 | From the Climate Change channel

In a recent blog Katharina writes: “As much as “one state, one vote” rules or methods of consensus decision-making aim at giving the impression of resulting in a decision among equals, this is simply not the case. To anyone involved in diplomacy this statement is akin to a truism.

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COP18: At the negotiation table not all are equal
By Katharina Hone on 30 Nov 2012 - 16:22 | From the Climate Change channel

As much as “one state, one vote” rules or methods of consensus decision-making aim at giving the impression of resulting in a decision among equals, this is simply not the case. To anyone involved in diplomacy this statement is akin to a truism.

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COP18: Negotiating Climate Change. Where are the women?
By Katharina Hone on 26 Nov 2012 - 17:56 | From the Climate Change channel

Today, the 18th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change begins in Doha, Qatar. Once again, the world comes together to negotiate climate change: mitigation, adaptation, finance, and governance processes.

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144 – Climate change? It was planetary history and plants so far – now mankind does it!
By Aldo Matteucci on 31 Jul 2012 - 16:44 | From the Climate Change channel

 

Mankind is soon likely to achieve the distinction of being the first animal species that has affected climate. Before, it was the planet itself, and plants. This is the short summary of David BEERLING’s fascinating book[1].

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Metaphors and Images: Illustrating Climate Change
By Katharina Hone on 6 Jul 2012 - 14:12 | From the Climate Change channel

Pictures and illustrations are an excellent tool to illustrate complexities because they allow us to incorporate metaphors and analogies more intuitively. And metaphors and analogies are, ultimately, what we use to make sense of the abstract and the complex.

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