This blog post by Joy Hyvarinen argues in favour of keeping and strengthening a sustainable development goal on climate change.
In this blog post Joy Hyvarinen comments on proposals in a recent report from the German Advisory Council on Global Change. The report proposes for example that civil society organizations could be given the right to take legal action under the future climate change agreement.
All Multilateral Environmental Agreement (MEA) negotiators make mistakes, but some are best avoided. FIELD has compiled this list of ten mistakes to avoid.
In a new blog post Joy Hyvarinen comments on recent country submissions and argues that the 2015 agreement could be badly flawed.
Meetings under Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) can be very hectic. It is easy to lose focus. Having a check list can be very helpful. FIELD has prepared a suggested 10-point check list that MEA negotiators can use halfway through a meeting.
In this guest blog Jean Galbraith explains why the US prefers a soft law agreement, and considers the importance of balancing effectiveness and flexibility, and the importance of getting the right structure for the future climate agreement.
FIELD has prepared a compilation of “mini questions & answers” that have appeared on FIELD's Facebook page. The mini Q&As cover general topics related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and a few focus on climate change and oceans.
These slides (PDF) provide information about the idea that FIELD is exploring of a special "top" category in the new 2015 climate change agreement that would only be open to countries whose contributions are above-adequate.