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Pope Francis Invokes A Moral Framework for Climate Change Negotiations

By Bhagya Wickramasinghe

Pope Francis invoked a new argument for collaboration between science and religion to combat human induced climate change, through the much awaited encyclical on the environment, which was released on June 18. 1,635 more words

Ad Hoc Working Group

Ozone is Recovering, and Warming the Stratosphere.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is awfully certain that solar activity doesn’t meaningfully impact climate. In fact, their 2014 Synthesis Report Summary for Policymakers offers only one passing reference to solar activity in the entire document. 916 more words

Current Events

Bonn Conference: Summary of the Negotiations for June 11, 2015

By Bhagya Wickramasinghe

11, 2015 was the concluding day of the UN Climate Change Conference. There were three facilitated groups under the ADP (Ad Hoc… 418 more words

Ad Hoc Working Group

A few words at a happy event

Thank you, Mme. Chancellor. Thank You, Mr. President, and Thank you, University of Victoria, for this tremendous honour. I obviously have many connections to UVic, but I should start by mentioning a very special one. 723 more words

Honouring Friends

Bonn Conference: Summary of the Negotiations for June 10, 2015

By Bhagya Wickramasinghe

June 10, 2015

The facilitated groups under the ADP convened on: work stream 2 (pre-2020 ambition), general/ objective and implementation and compliance; mitigation and finance; along with procedural and institutional provisions. 1,064 more words

Ad Hoc Working Group

Bonn Conference: Summary of the Negotiations from June 8-9, 2015

By Bhagya Wickramasinghe

June 08, 2015

Negotiations on Monday commenced the final week of climate talks. The ADP Group considered the progress made thus far and began negotiations on a draft decision 1/CP.21. 924 more words

Blogs

Opinion: Canadians should stop being laggards in fighting climate change

“Would you like tar with your double-double?”

This was my first thought when I heard about Enbridge’s oilsands ads on Tim Hortons TimTV screens in Ontario and Western Canada last week. 589 more words

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