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Climate change, COP23; our heritage. Not a big consideration in the conference but could be part of the answer

I have had a few weeks since coming back from COP23 in Bonn and thinking about the whole conference but also why I was there. I was there to represent the International National Trust Organisation (INTO) and the National Trust … Continue reading

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Day 5 COP23 Bonn. Vakanuinui Vinaka and a surprise

My words of today are Vakanuinui Vinaka or good luck in Fijian. It was my first real presentation (before the rest in the next couple of days) about the National Trust in Wales’s work on renewable energy mitigation within special places and … Continue reading

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Day 3 COP23 Bonn. Ediok tudu bok

Tokelauan (apologies probably miss spelled of the saying) for how the Panadan tree forms deep secure roots in the sand and will not move. Tokelau is a small country in the Pacific which has already gone 100% renewables but is also only … Continue reading

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Day 2 COP23 from Bonn. Bula

Day 2 and things are starting to settle into the COP routine. The word ‘Bula’ is welcome in Fijian (the presidency of COP23 is under Fiji) but also the name of the second COP site located about 1km from where I’m … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Change conference #COP21 Day… the last one. Now the work starts!

Its been an interesting experience. Attending a week of COP21 at Paris but also coming back home and looking from the outside in.  Oh and also experiencing the weather back home just to underline the process. First things first. Well … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Change talks #COP21 Personal Musings Day 2 “Nitty Gritty”

Day 2  for the Climate Change talks in Paris. Early start for me but a late arrival today means that I missed Prince Charles’s session on world forests (and it was only some 20m for our INTO stand). Lets just … Continue reading

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Paris Climate change talks COP21. Being there. 1st day musings

Its been a fascinating if a bit tiring first day here at COP21 in Paris. I arrived last night on the Eurostar and made the dash over to register as the world and its Limo’ were arriving on Monday where … Continue reading

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