COP28 blog

A photo of circular structures in Dubai

Hoping for Hope

Ashley Brown Dec. 2, 2023 The irony of flying across the globe to only watch the opening statements on a laptop is not lost on me. Instead of what I’d hoped for, most of my day was spent lying down in the dark, hoping to relieve some pressure from my head (to little avail).  An […]

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An Overall Rocky Start to COP28

Charity Zimmerman Graduate Student School of Policy and International Affairs and School of Economics, NSF One Health and the Environment Research Trainee As I start to write this, I’m sitting on a bus on my way to Boston Logan airport, where I will board my flight to Dubai to attend COP28. As a first-time observer, […]

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A photo of the COP27 Global Stocktake Workshop

A Front Row Seat to the Climate Negotiations!

By Cindy Isenhour  Welcome to the University of Maine COP28 Blog!  Please follow along for first-hand and real-time insights into the climate negotiations taking place in Dubai, November 30th – December 12th, 2023.   Over the next two weeks, members of our delegation will be following key negotiation streams including discussions linked to fossil fuel “phase […]

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