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COP26 Notes: End of COP26 Reflections

One of the most anticipated COPs – COP26 – has now been over for a few days.  Our three Second Nature team members who attended in-person: Tim, Steve, and Noa are all back state-side, and are no longer jet lagged!  After giving them some time to reflect on their own COP26 experiences, I followed-up with […]

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COP26 Notes: Day 9 – Transportation Day!

It’s transportation day here at COP26, and I am particularly intrigued by this thematic area. For one, transportation is the leading contributor of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the US, so decarbonizing it is particularly relevant. Second, I’m speaking on a panel on decarbonizing the aviation industry tomorrow, and so I’m hoping to attend as […]

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COP26 Notes: Day 8 – Obama Said “Good to See You” in My General Direction

Okay. I said in an earlier blog post that I didn’t get the appeal of chasing the famous people walking around COP. So, I’m going to sound like a total hypocrite in this blog post. But, here it goes, anyway.  When I heard President Barack Obama was coming to COP, I felt differently. I don’t […]

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COP26 Notes: Second Nature at COP26 – Week One Recap

Three Second Nature team members – Tim Carter (President), Steve Muzzy (Climate Programs Senior Manager), and Noa Dalzell (Climate Policy Associate) – are attending COP26 in-person. To reiterate what we have already said, with less than ten years until 2030 (i.e. potentially the “point of no return”), this may be the most vital COP of […]

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COP26 Notes: Days 6 & 7 – Weekend Recap

It’s Monday afternoon in Glasgow, and I thought I’d start off with a bit of a weekend recap (as well as share what has been going on today). Lots of exciting things have happened since I last wrote, so this should be a fun one.  Where to start? Saturday is actually a hectic day at […]

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COP26 Notes: Youth Day

Friday, November 5th was youth day at COP26. I attended the Friday’s for Future Scotland Climate Strike. Thousands of students marched across the city to George Square to demonstrate and demand climate action from leaders negotiating climate reduction goals a few miles away. It was amazing to witness the energy and passion of these young leaders. As a […]

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