Climate Strategies co-hosted various side events at COP22 in Marrakesh in November 2016. Listed below are the events that took place.

We also had an exhibit at booth 19B for the entire two weeks, co-organised with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI). Here we presented information on our new projects, publications and events.


Climate Strategies Side Events


Monday, November 7th 2016Reducing Emissions through Consumption-based Accounting and Policies: A post-Paris Roadmap

Partner organisation: TNO, University of Cambridge (4CMR)
Time: 12:30-14:00
Location: EU pavilion, room Bratislava


Following our final workshop for the Carbon-CAP project, we held a side event presenting  an accounting system and potential policies for consumption-based carbon emissions. All presentations are available to download on the Carbon-CAP website.

Moderator: Henry Derwent (Climate Strategies)
Speakers: Arnold Tukker (TNO/Leiden University); Richard Wood (NTNU); Michael Grubb (UCL); Annela Anger-Kraavi (Cambridge Econometrics); Gilberto Arias (Former Ambassador from Panama to the UK)




Tuesday, November 8th 2016Climate Strategies 10th Anniversary Dinner with Members and Partners
Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Restaurant Al Baraka


We held a dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Climate Strategies with a number of our members and partners. Board member Michael Grubb retold how Climate Strategies first established and we discussed our most recent projects and activities.




Wednesday, November 9th 2016: Paris Agreement & country readiness – new research on ways forward*

Partner organisation: Estonia
Time: 15:00-16:30

Location: Blue zone, room Mediterranean (6)


Our UNFCCC side event was split into two parts. Firstly it addressed climate policy and action in the South Pacific region, with projects being developed by both Estonia and Climate Strategies. The second part looked at new research opportunities in international climate governance.

Moderator: Andrzej Blachowicz (Climate Strategies)
Speakers: Meelis Münt (Estonia Ministry of Environment); François Martel (Pacific Islands Development Forum); Annela Anger-Kraavi (University of Cambridge/Adviser to the Ministry of the Environment, Estonia); Henry Derwent (Climate Strategies); Sonja Klinsky (Arizona State University)

*Catch up with this event on the UNFCCC Climate Change Studio channel.


Friday, November 11th 2016: Roundtable dinner:  What could the climate community learn from transitional justice experience?

Partner organisation: Arizona State University
Time: 19:00-22:00

Location: Hotel Kenzi Club Agdal Medina


We held a roundtable dinner as the final event for our project ‘Evaluating peace and reconciliation to address historical responsibility within international climate negotiations‘. The dinner highlighted the key messages and conclusions that have arisen from the project, including feedback from key stakeholders on their perceptions of transitional justice.

Speakers: Andrzej Blachowicz (Climate Strategies); Sonja Klinsky (Arizona State University); Jasmina Brankovic (Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa); Henry Derwent (Climate Strategies)


Other side events including Climate Strategies Members


Monday, November 7th 2016: Mobilizing Climate Finance for Implementing NDCs & Low-Carbon Technology Innovation

Location: Blue zone, room Austral

Time: 13:15–14:45

CS member: Axel Michaelowa

Friday, November 11th 2016: A fair way to ‘keep it in the ground’: Addressing equity in efforts to limit fossil fuel supply

Location: Green zone

Time: 17:00–18:30

CS member: Ambuj Sagar

Saturday, November 12th 2016: Trade and Climate Change: Can International Trade Help Save the Climate?

Location: Blue zone, room Pacific

Time: 11:30-13:00

CS member: Harro van Asselt
*Catch up with this event on the UNFCCC Climate Change Studio channel.

Saturday, November 12th 2016: Transparency of Support and Support of Transparency: Taking stock of Paris and moving ahead

Location: Blue zone, room Austral

Time: 11:30-13:00

CS member: Timmons Roberts

*Catch up with this event on the UNFCCC Climate Change Studio channel.

Tuesday, November 15th 2016: The future of climate change adaptation: Promoting adaptation research and action around the world

Location: Blue zone, EU pavilion, room Brussels

Time: 10:30-12:00

CS member: Richard Klein