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CANSA Post COP 23 Debrief in India

COP 23 marked the two years of negotiations since the Paris Agreement was struck in 2015 and later ratified in 2016. The two years of negotiations have been on technical issues on rule book that would be basis of implementation of Paris Agreement from 2020 onward. The significance of COP 23 was that it was first COP [...]

By | 2017-12-27T04:21:07+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blog, India, Regional Perspective|

Communicating “Extreme Weather” in Sri Lanka

By Senashia Ekanayake Sri Lanka does not have one too many disasters. There are those that pass by, but for most of the part, we are on the safe side of things and probably have one colossal calamity once a decade. Turns out 2016 is that year in this decade, with the last calamity of [...]

By | 2016-05-27T08:21:32+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Blog|

The South Asian Takeaway from COP21

By Senashia Ekanayake From November 30 – December 12, 2015 roughly 50,000 participants from 195 countries attended the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris, France. Twenty-one years of negotiations and thirteen days of formal negotiations concluded with the Conference having reached [...]

By | 2016-01-11T10:51:40+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Blog|