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25 Jan 2020 CORVALLIS, OR, United States
Dr John Matthews, Executive Director of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”.Matthews reflects on December 2019’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid. Was this a good COP for advocates of consideration of adaptation in the United Nations Framework for Climate Change (UNFCCC) process? Was this COP a breakthrough for water? Is water yet embedded in UNFCCC institutional thinking? To what extent has the Greta Thunberg effect improved popular and political awareness of the challenges of climate change adaptation? Looking forward to COP26 in Glasgow Scotland, Matthews describes a wish-list including creation of a “Glasgow Partnership” to build on, and exceed, the achievements of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action – a mechanism that ensures that non-state actors can influence and engage with the UNFCCC process in a formal way...