The Ecologic Institute will host an international dialogue on regional adaptation actions for coastal areas on 15 December 2009 as a complementary event to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The aim is to contribute to an intensified exchange of good practice between different coastal regions of the world.
Results from Arctic TRANSFORM have been included in a compendium compiled by the Arctic Governance Project. Climate change has triggered a surge of research activity in the Arctic that attempts to address newly emerging concerns over governance, environmental impacts, traditional livelihoods, and expanding economic activity. The Arctic Governance Project aims to capture and assemble the best of these research efforts in order to lay the foundation for the way forward and communicate conclusions to policymakers.
Dr. Camilla Bausch and Dr. Ralph Czarnecki of Ecologic Legal will continue to support the German delegation and EU negotiation team at the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen.
Ecologic to Assess Technology Transfer Proposals Under Discussion at Copenhagen Climate Negotiations
WASHINGTON DC / NEW YORK (19 August 2009): The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Climate Change Initiative in New York has awarded Ecologic Institute, Washington DC, a grant of $75,264 to conduct an in-depth assessment of technology transfer proposals under review in the run-up to the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen in December 2009.
On 20-27 April 2009, the Ecologic Institute launches its newly established Washington DC office with a series of events focused on transatlantic environmental policies. Over the course of this week, Ecologic will partner with established civil society and educational institutions to address a range of timely issues, from new challenges for Arctic governance over comparative approaches to green recovery to transatlantic experiences with the promotion of renewable energy sources.
The 12th International Climate Conference (COP 12) under the Climate Framework Convention (UNFCCC) took place in Nairobi, Kenya on 6-17 November 2006. The conference coincided with the second meeting of the parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 2). Dr.