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IICAT Press Conferences – Produced inside the UN Climate Talks

Richard Widick (IICAT:1/14/17]

[scroll down and visit each of our press conferences, listed here in reverse chronological order from Marrakech 2016 through Paris 2015 to Doha 2012]


MARRAKECH, 2016

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 22, Marrakech, Morocco, November 17, 2016

Reanchoring Cascadia: The North American Rainforest from Rainbow Ridge to Prince Edward Island

Richard Widick (IICAT) presenting: David Simpson and Jane Lapiner, Mattole Salmon Group, Petrolia, California


PARIS, 2015

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 21, Paris, France, December 14, 2015

What now for climate justice? – Assessing the Paris Outcomes & looking ahead at the Review, Ratification, & Implementation 2016 – 2021

Richard Widick (IICAT) presenting: moderator Victor Menotti (International Forum on Globalization); Chee Yoke Ling (Third World Network); Asad Rehman (Friends of the Earth international); Camila Moreno (Grupo Carta de Belem)


LIMA, 2014

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 20 in Lima, Peru, on December 5, 2014

What now for climate justice? – Assessing the Paris Outcomes & looking ahead at the Review, Ratification, & Implementation 2016 – 2021

Richard Widick presenting: John Foran, moderator; Dr. Michael Dorsey; Lehi Yona; Emily Williams; Nathan Thanki.

At this press conference we released our Special Report: What Now For Climate Justice? (IICAT 2014)

IICAT UNFCCC PC 2 Press Conference

What Now For Climate Justice? clipping (IICAT 2014)

                                                                    

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 20, Lima, December 12, 2014

Assessing Lima’s Outcomes, Identifying Social Movement Strategies for Paris

John Foran presenting: Michael Dorsey (IICAT; Sierra Club); Jagoda Munic (Friends of the Earth, ITL) Pascoe Sabido (Corporate Europe Observatory) – please read CEO’s 2014 report on the many ways multinationals both drive and profit from climate destruction, Corporate Conquistadors


WARSAW, 2013

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 19, Warsaw, November 22, 2013

What must the 2015 treaty do? What has Warsaw delivered?  Perspectives from the Climate Justice Movement(s) & IICAT

IICAT COP 19 Final PRess Conference

                                            

IICAT PRESS CONFERENCE

COP 19, Warsaw, November 15, 2013

UNFCCC Press Conference: What must the 2015 Treaty Do? Perspectives from Youth Climate Justice Activists and IICAT

PC 2 Youth Activists at COP 19 Warsaw

Please also watch all of the other UN Press Conferences, hosted by a variety of Civil Society Groups and Coalitions at COP 19, Warsaw, 2013


DOHA, 2012

FIVE IICAT PRESS CONFERENCES, COP 18, DOHA, QATAR, 2012

John & Richard in Doha

At the UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, Qatar, 2012, IICAT scholars John Foran and Richard Widick, acting as official delegates representing the University of California, hosted our first five official UN Press Conferences.  See them listed on the UNFCCC online archive of Webcasts for Doha COP 18, and watch them by scrolling down to the links below.

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1. What Must the Durban Platform Do? Perspectives from IICAT and Global Civil Society, December 7, 2012.

SPEAKERS: John Foran (IICAT), Michael Dorsey, Anjali Appadurai (Earth in Brackets), Sarah Rifat (350.0rg), Janet Redman (Institute for Policy Studies), Tom Goldtooth (Indigenous Environmental Network), Meagan Van Buskirk (Canadian Youth Delegation), and Lidy Napcil (Jubilee South).

                                                     

Patrick Bond

2. December 6, 2012 – John Foran (IICAT), Michael Dorsey, and Patrick Bond (Durban Center for Civil Society).

                                                        

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3.  December 5, 2012

SPEAKERS:  John Foran (IICAT), Niranjali Americasinghe (Center for International Environmental Law), Christophe Schwarte (Legal Response Initiative), and Brook Meakins (attorney, activist, author Drowning Islands).

                                                                                        

Mohamed Aslam IICAT Press Conference

4.  November 29, 2012

SPEAKERS:  John Foran (IICAT), Marissa Knodel (Yale School of Environmental Law & Policy), and Mohammed Aslam, former climate negotiator for the Maldives.

                                                     

IICAT PC 1 Youth Activists. Trudi +1

5. November 28, 2012

SPEAKERS:  John Foran (IICAT), Trudi Zundel (Earth in Brackets), Reem Almealla (Arab Youth Climate Movement), Lawrence Watson (United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition).