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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:53

It’s really a pretty straightforward question: What should the time frame of NDCs be?

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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:50

After many hours of waiting on Saturday, ECO was dismayed when it searched the new texts for human rights, safeguards, and clarity on an ITMO definition and found that nothing was there. Sure, there are fewer brackets, but fewer brackets do not magically translate to successful rules that ensure carbon markets won't lead to harming people and the planet, undermining the Paris Agreement entirely. 

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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:48

ECO has heard that finance ministers generally like talking about numbers and money. That is great, because the lack of money is something which hinders the necessary transformation in many countries. Greater financial support from rich countries can help shift political will towards more climate action in developing countries. So here is some inspiration for finance ministers, as well as finance negotiators, to tackle the climate finance gap:

GCF: time for the laggards to step up

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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:46

Our Land - Our Breath - Our Oceans

By Johnny Issaluk, Arctic Ambassador, Explorer in Residence - Royal Canadian Geographical Society

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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:43

ECO is excited to see Annex I Parties participating in the multilateral assessment for their biennial reports. ECO welcomes the participation and thinks the multilateral assessment can be a great place to share lessons learned and experiences with other Parties in a constructive environment. We look forward to hearing your presentations and Q&A sessions throughout the day. 

Since ECO can’t ask questions during these workshops, we figured we’d share our questions with you anyway:

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Submitted by Meva on Monday, December 9, 2019 - 01:41

Dear Ministers, we need to talk! And frankly, before we do so, you need to learn to listen.

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Submitted by ECO Editor on Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 19:18

Dear Ministers, we need to talk! And frankly, before we do so, you need to learn to listen.

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Submitted by ECO Editor on Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 19:16

ECO is excited to see Annex I Parties participating in the multilateral assessment for their biennial reports. ECO welcomes the participation and thinks the multilateral assessment can be a great place to share lessons learned and experiences with other Parties in a constructive environment. We look forward to hearing your presentations and Q&A sessions throughout the day. 

Since ECO can’t ask questions during these workshops, we figured we’d share our questions with you anyway:

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Submitted by ECO Editor on Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 19:14

Our Land – Our Breath – Our Oceans

By Johnny Issaluk, Arctic Ambassador, Explorer in Residence – Royal Canadian Geographical Society

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Submitted by ECO Editor on Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 19:12

ECO has heard that finance ministers generally like talking about numbers and money. That is great, because the lack of money is something which hinders the necessary transformation in many countries. Greater financial support from rich countries can help shift political will towards more climate action in developing countries. So here is some inspiration for finance ministers, as well as finance negotiators, to tackle the climate finance gap:

GCF: time for the laggards to step up

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