This new briefing paper illustrates the basic legal tools and techniques available to the international community to strengthen gender equality via a new agreement. Written by Linda Siegele and LRI Director, Christoph Schwarte, it outlines a set of technical options on how gender concerns might be integrated in a new climate agreement – namely, …

This Legal Response Initiative briefing paper examines approaches for binding financial arrangements in the context of a new legal instrument on climate change.  Written by LRI Executive Director, Christoph Schwarte, and by David Rossati from Edinburgh Law School, the briefing offers four possible draft provisions on binding commitments for resource …

The form of outcome of the work of the AWG-LCA at COP16 in Cancun is yet to be decided by the parties. The potential options that parties are considering include the conclusion of a new treaty or protocol, a series of COP decisions in respect of each of the AWG-LCA contact groups and a COP […]