Jessica Wentz, Staff Attorney and Associate Research Scholar Last week, I attended the Advisory Committee Workshop of the Platform on Disaster Displacement in Geneva. The Platform is the successor to the Nansen Initiative – a state-led global consultative process aimed at identifying effective practices and building consensus on normative standards for the protection of persons […]

The Paris Agreement, which will enter into force on November 4, aims to keep the increase in global average temperatures to well below 2oC above pre-industrial levels. Achieving this goal will require the development of a wide array of new clean energy and other technologies. The deployment of these technologies and their transfer between countries, […]

Last week, the Sabin Center submitted comments to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat on the rules and modalities that will govern the new climate finance tool created under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). We urged the UNFCCC to introduce safeguards to ensure that human […]

Each month, Arnold & Porter and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law collect and summarize developments in climate-related litigation, which we also add to our U.S. and non-U.S. climate litigation charts.  If you know of any cases we have missed, please email us at columbiaclimate at gmail dot com. Here are the additions to the U.S. Climate Case […]

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